Mizushima Refinery
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A large refinery, Mizushima is the combination of two smaller plants.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 110,000 + 140,000
  • vacuum distillation unit - 73,000
  • Fluid catalytic cracking unit - 1 - 52,000 bpd
  • catalytic reformer
  • Solvent Deasphalting Unit
  • Desulphurisation
  • Base Oil Complex
  • Blown Asphalt Bitumen Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • -

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Lubricant base oils, Asphalt

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

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History

  • 1961 - Operations commenced as the Mizushima Refinery of the Mitsubishi Oil Company Limited
  • 1966 - No. 2 crude distillation unit completed
  • 1973 - No. 3 crude distillation unit completed & Blown Asphalt Bitumen Unit added
  • 1985 - Catalytic Reformer added
  • 1992 - Amine H2S removal unit added
  • 1995 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Unit revamp
  • 1999 - Nihonsekiyu (Inc.) merger with Nippon Mitsubishi Oil Corporation
  • 2004 - Gasoline Desulfurization Unit Commissioned
  • 2009 - Revamp of crude distillation unit & addition of Solvent Deasphalting Unit
  • 2013 - Yokogama awarded FEED to consolidate the control rooms and systems

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage (Japanese)
  2. Configuration (Japanese)
  3. Recommencement of Operations on No. 3 Crude Distillation Unit of Nippon Petroleum Refining Company, Limited's Mizushima Refinery
  4. Chiyoda Crude Distillation Units
  5. Chiyoda Solvent Deasphalting Units
  6. Chiyoda Gasoline Selective Desulfurization Units
  7. Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units
  8. Chiyoda Claus Tail Gas Treating Units
  9. Chiyoda Lubricating Oil Refining Units
  10. Chiyoda Blown Asphalt Bitumen Units
  11. Chiyoda Sulfur Recovery Units
  12. Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units
  13. Chiyoda H2S Removal Units With Amine
  14. Chiyoda Catalytic Reforming Units
  15. Chiyoda Sour Water Stripping Units
  16. Yokogawa Wins Mizushima Oil Refinery FEED Contract from JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

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