Minatitlan Lazaro Cardenas Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Also known as the General Lazaro Cardenas refinery
  • Ownership: Pemex
  • Website: http://www.pemex.com/
  • Location: Minatitlan, Velacruz, Mexico
  • Capacity: 16.0 million tons/annum & 320,000 bbl/day
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Products Produced

  • gasoline, diesel, sulfur-free diesel, jet fuel, fuel oil, LPG gas, naphtha gas, isobutene, sulfur and ciclohexane

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery was significantly expanded in a project that was completed in 2011
  • For details see Minatitlan Refinery Project
  • The refinery is undergoing further investment in desulphurisation capacity

Other Information

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  • 1906 - Refinery commissioned
  • 2005 - ICA Fluor Signs $690 Million Contract to Build auxiliary services, a water treatment plant and works to integrate all services of the refinery
  • 2011 - Refinery upgrade and expansion completed
  • 2014 - Tecnicas awarded clean fuels project

Relevant Links

  1. Vepica Refinery Project References
  2. IPD Latin America Mexican EnergyNet
  3. Speech by President Felipe Calderón at the opening event of the reconfiguration of the refinery "General Lázaro Cárdenas.
  4. ICA Fluor Signs $690 Million Contract to Build Package II of a Refining Complex for Pemex
  5. Pemex Refinación awards TR a new project at the Minatitlan Refinery

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