North Pole Refinery Alaska
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Flint Hills Resources
  • Website:
  • Location: North Pole, Alaska
  • Capacity: 11.0 million tons/annum & 220,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A large but simple refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, jet fuel, heating oil, diesel, gasoil and asphalt
  • About 60 percent of the refinery‚Äôs production is destined for the aviation market

Ongoing Projects

  • Golden Valley Electric Association and Flint Hills Resources Alaska have commenced engineering on a natural gas liquefaction facility on Alaska's North Slope.
  • Flint Hills would use the gas as a supply fuel for the refining process at its North Pole refinery
  • The project is expected to be completed by first quarter 2014

Other Information

  • The largest refinery in Alaska
  • After removing the required products, the remainder is blended back into the crude oil


  • 1998 - Refinery expansion completed
  • 2004 - Flint Hills Resources acquired the refinery from Williams Alaska Petroleum, Inc
  • 2014 - Flint Hills announces closure of the refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Alaska Dept of Natural Resources 2009 Annual Report
  3. Williams Completes Sale of Alaska Holdings to Three Companies
  4. GVEA partners with Flint Hills to bring North Slope gas to the Interior
  5. Flint Hills Resources Alaska To Cease Crude Oil Processing At North Pole Refinery

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