Paramount Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Alon
  • Website: http://www.alonusa.com/
  • Location: Long Beach, California
  • Capacity:
    • Paramount: 2.7 million tons/annum & 54,000 bbl/day
    • Long Beach: 1.75 million tons/annum & 35,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small low complexity refinery, it is the combination of two refineries, Paramount & Long Beach

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 30,000 bpd
  • Catalytic Reforming - 12,000 bpd
  • Hydrotreating
    • Naphtha - 15,000 bpd
    • Diesel - 8,500 bpd
  • Asphalt Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes heavy crudes

Products Produced

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

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is being reconfigured to process lighter mid-continent crudes instead of heavy local ones
  • Processing is to be stopped between the 4th quarter 2012 and 3rd 2013 to make the changes
  • The new crudes will be supplied via rail

Other Information

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History

  • 2006 - Alon purchases Paramount Petroleum Corporation
  • 2012 - Alon announces it is suspending operations to reconfigure the refinery

Relevant Links

  1. Alon Closes Acquisition of Paramount Petroleum Corporation
  2. Paramount, About Us
  3. Alon USA Reports Third Quarter Results

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