Muroran Refinery
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • A medium sized medium complexity refinery
  • the refinery has been closed down

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 180,000
  • Vacuum Crude Oil Distillation, 65,000
  • Catalytic Cracking, 30,000
  • Hydro-Cracking, 45,000
  • Catalytic Reforming, 36,000
  • Naphtha Desulfurizaton, 97,000
  • Middle Distillate Desulfurization, 63,500
  • Direct Desulfurization, 16,000
  • Co-Generation

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Some of the crude is supplied from Saudi Arabia

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery was closed in 2014

Other Information

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History

  • 1973 - Desulphurisation & Catalytic Reforming units commissioned
  • 1982 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization & Hydrogen Units added
  • 2004 - Co-generation project completed
  • 2012 - Nippon oil decides to close the refinery and convert the site to petrochemicals
  • 2014 - The refinery was closed

Relevant Links

  1. The Nippon Petroleum Refining Corporation launches commercial operations for its Muroran Refinery's Co-generation
  2. Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units
  3. Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units
  4. Chiyoda Naphtha And Middle Distillate Hydrodesulfurization U
  5. Chiyoda Catalytic Reforming Units
  6. Restructuring Muroran Refinery

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