Pasadena Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Pasadena Refining (Petrobras)
  • Website: http://www.pasadenarefining.com/
  • Location: Pasadena, Texas, USA
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum & 100,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized complex refinery, with a high gasoline yield, located on the Houston Canal

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 100,000
  • Vacuum Distillation - 38,000
  • Delayed Coker - 12,500
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 56,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 23,000
  • Hydrotreatment
    • Naphtha - 28,000
    • Gasoline - 34,000
    • Distillate - 16,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery is supplied by tankers via the Houston ship canal
  • The refinery can process Eagle Ford Crude supplied by the KMCC Pipeline

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene

Ongoing Projects

  • Pasadena Refining System, Inc., has selected Fluor to provide front-end engineering study services for a prospective U.S. refinery project.
  • Fluor will provide engineering, estimating and project management services for the conceptual engineering phase of the prospective project that would enhance the performance of the 100,000 barrel-per-day Pasadena, Texas, refinery.
  • PRSI will also be adapted to process heavy crude oil
  • See Pasadena Refinery Project

Other Information

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History

  • 2006 - Petrobras bought a 50 percent stake in Pasadena Refinery
  • 2007 - Low Sulfur Gasoline Unit began operations
  • 2008 - Petrobras America took over full control of operations at Pasadena Refinery
  • 2010 - Fluor chosen to provide front-end engineering study services for expansion
  • 2012 - Petrobras announced an agreement that terminates all the lawsuits relating to the acquisition

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