NCRA Mcpherson Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: NCRA
  • Website: http://www.ncrarefinery.com/
  • Location: McPherson, Kansas, USA
  • Capacity: 4.25 million tons/annum & 85,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The NCRA Mcpherson Refinery is a small but complex refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 37,000
  • Delayed Coker - 22,000
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 24,000
  • Hydrocracker - 35,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 24,000
  • Naphtha Desulphurisation - 36,000
  • Diesel Desulphurisation - 41,000
  • Isomerisation

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 1,150,000 barrels
  • Refined Products: 2,000,000 barrels

Crude Supply

  • Domestic crude is supplied via the Jayhawk Crude Oil Pipeline
  • Two thirds of crude comes from Kansas
  • Up to 25,000 bpd of sour crude can be processed

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Coke

Ongoing Projects

  • See Ncra Mcpherson Refinery Upgrade Project
  • National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) has proposed a “Heavy Crude Expansion Project (HCEP)” and a “Benzene Reduction Project (BRP)”
  • The HCEP will enable NCRA to feed approximately 50% heavy, sour Canadian crude
  • The refinery’s capacity will also be expanded from approximately 87,000 to 100,000 barrels per day.

Other Information

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History

  • 1933 - The Globe Oil Refinery at McPherson, Kansas was completed and began operations.
  • 1943 - Five regional farm supply cooperatives acquire the Globe Oil Refinery
  • 2005 - Clean fuels project completed
  • 2011 - CHS signs deal to acquire minority stakes
  • 2012 - National Cooperative Refinery Association ordered to Pay $700,000 in Penalties for EPA Violations
  • 2013 - CHS announces plans to boost capacity to 100,000 bpd

Relevant Links

  1. Map of Jayhawk Pipeline
  2. About NCRA
  3. Clean Fuels Revised Permit
  4. CHS Will Become Sole Owner of Refiner NCRA
  5. National Cooperative Refinery Association to Pay $700,000 in Penalties for Violations at Kansas Refinery and Storage Facility
  6. CHS announces plans to boost McPherson, Kan., refinery production

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