Memphis Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Valero
  • Website: http://www.valero.com/
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • Capacity: 9.75 million tons/annum & 195,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A large medium complexity refinery that processes light sweet crude

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 70,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 36,000
  • Alkylation unit
  • Desulphurisation
    • Naphtha - 52,000
    • Gasoline - 39,000
    • Diesel - 69,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Nearly 100 percent of production in light products
  • Conventional gasoline, reformulated gasoline, jet fuel, high and lowsulfur diesel fuel, petrochemical feedstocks and residual oil

Ongoing Projects

  • Technip is constructing a Hydrogen unit, which is expected to be completed in 2012

Other Information

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History

  • 1941 - Refinery Commissioned
  • 2001 - Williams launched clean gasoline project
  • 2003 - Premcor acquired the refinery from Williams
  • 2005 - Refinery acquired with the purchase of Premcor

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Technip awarded two hydrogen plant contracts in the United States
  3. Williams Memphis Refinery Prepares to Produce Cleaner Gasoline
  4. Premcor 2004 Annual Report

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