Pascagoula Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Chevron
  • Website: www.chevron.com
  • Location: Mississippi, USA
  • Capacity: 16.5 million tons/annum & 330,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The refinery is a large and very complex one

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC)- 63,000
  • Hydrocracker - 58,000
  • Delayed Coking Unit (Coker) - 105,000
  • Catalytic Reforming - 71,000
  • Hydrotreating
    • Heavy Gas Oil
    • Diesel
    • Naphtha
    • Kerosine
  • Alkylation Units - 14,800
  • Sulphur Recovery Units
  • Base oil production complex

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Most of the crude oil refined at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery comes from Central and South America.
  • All the crude oil processed at the refinery – over 100 million barrels a year – arrives by marine tanker

Products Produced

  • Chevron's Pascagoula Refinery is primarily a fuels refinery, in that it mainly manufactures motor gasoline, about 130,000 barrels per day (BPD); jet fuel, 50,000 BPD; and diesel fuel, 68,000 BPD. Other products include fuel oils such as bunker fuel, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), aviation gasoline, jet fuels, petroleum coke and sulfur.
  • Products can be supplied to the Plantation Oil Products Pipeline

Ongoing Projects

  • $1.4 Billion is being invested in a new lubricants plant.
  • The facility will manufacture 25,000 barrels per day of premium base oil and will be completed in 2013

Other Information

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History

  • 1963 - The refinery began operations
  • 1983 - The refinery expanded its crude oil processing capabilities to process and treat low-grade heavier, sour, foreign crude oil
  • 2003 - The Clean Fuels Project, converted the Residuum Desulfurization (RDS) Unit from its original service of de-sulfurizing residuum. The unit is now a gas oil hydrotreater that produces ultra low-sulfur process feed for the FCC
  • 2014 - The base oil production facility was completed

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Website
  2. Refinery Flowchart
  3. Chevron to Build $1.4 Billion Lubricants Plant in Pascagoula, Miss
  4. KBR Awarded Construction Contract for Chevron's Base Oil Project in Pascagoula, MS
  5. Commercial Production Begins at Chevron’s New Premium Base Oil Plant

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