Navajo Artesia Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Navajo Refining Company, HollyFrontier
  • Website: http://hollyfrontier.com/
  • Location: Artesia, New Mexico
  • Capacity: 4.95 million tons/annum & 95,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 11.8
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The Navajo Refinery is located in Artesia, New Mexico and has a crude oil capacity of 100,000 barrels per day. It is integrated with a site at Lovington, 65 miles away and connected by pipeline
  • The Navajo Refinery can process heavy, sour and light, sweet crude oils and runs a predominant slate of Permian Basin crudes that are gathered in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.
  • The refinery can also source a variety of crude oils from Cushing, Oklahoma including Canadian crudes.
  • The Navajo refinery serves markets in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 95,000
  • Vacuum Distillation, 24,600
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker, 27,000
  • Mild Hydrocracker - 15,000 bpd
  • Catalytic Reformer, 24,000
  • Desulphurisation
    • Naphtha - 36,000
    • Kerosene - 12,000
    • Diesel - 41,000
    • Heavy Gasoil - 51,000
  • Solvent Deasphalting - 18,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Sour & Heavy Canadian Crudes

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil, Asphalt

Ongoing Projects

Other Information

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History

  • 2002 - Hydrotreating project launched
  • 2004 - Upgrade to CCR Reformer
  • 2006 - Gas Oil hydrotreater commissioned
  • 2009 - Refinery expanded

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Holly Corporation Receives Permits For New Unit And Refinery Expansion
  3. Navajo Refining Chooses Chlorsorb Technology
  4. Navajo Refining Company Selects KBR'S ROSE® Solvent Deasphalting Technology for Its Artesia, New Mexico Refinery
  5. ROSE Unit Lauren Engineering
  6. Koch Partners to Build Hydrotreater for Navajo Refining Company
  7. Holly Corporation Presentation, Winter 2011

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