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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Motiva (Shell / Saudi Aramco)
  • Website: http://www.motivaenterprises.com/
  • Location: Along the Mississippi River about 20 miles west of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Capacity: 11.0 million tons/annum & 220,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
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Brief Description

  • A large complex refinery, with a high gasoline yield

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 220,000
  • Fluidised catalytic cracking, - 120,000
  • Catalytic reformers, 40,000 + 22,000
  • Hydrocracking - 38,000
  • Delayed coking - 27,900
  • Hydrotreating
    • Naphtha - 38,500
    • Gasoline - 75,400
    • Diesel - 70,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
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Crude Supply

Products Produced

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is going to be integrated with the Convent Refinery to create a more efficient refining system

Other Information

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History

  • 1918 - Refinery was commission and operated by the New Orleans Refining Company
  • 1929 - Refinery bought by Shell
  • 1998 - Became part of Motiva
  • 2006 - Products shipments began on the Colonial Oil Products Pipeline
  • 2015 - Louisiana Refining System project launched

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Praxair to Supply Hydrogen to Motiva Louisiana Refinery
  3. Motiva Integrates Refineries to Create Louisiana Refining System

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