- Ownership: Petrojam
- Website: http://www.petrojam.com/
- Location: Kingston, Jamaica
- Capacity: 1.76 million tons/annum & 35,500 bbl/day
- Nelson Complexity:
- Refining Depth:
- Atmospheric Distillation, 35,500
- Vacuum Distillation 1,350
- Gas Oil Hydrofiner 7,200
- Kerosene Hydrofiner 6,000
- Naphta Hydrofiner 6,400
- De-ethaniser 6,700
- De-butaniser 6,600
- Virgin Naphtha Splitter 5,400
- Powerformer 3,540
- Powerformer Stabiliser 3,000
- C3/C4 Splitter 1,050
- Crude Oil:
- Refined Products:
- Crude Oil for processing by Petrojam is purchased under the San Jose Accord from Venezuela and Mexico and the Caracas Agreement with Venezuela.
- In addition, some crude oil is purchased from third party suppliers
- LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil, Asphalt
- For more information see Kingston Petrojam Refinery Project
- Upgrade of the refinery's crude capacity from 36 kbbls/day to 50 kbbls/day (39% increase).
- Installation of a new catalytic reforming unit with capacity of 7,500 bbls/day.
- Installation of a new desulphurisation facility to reduce the sulphur content in diesel oil from 5,000 ppm to approximately 15 ppm.
- Installation of a new vacuum tower (nominal capacity 30kbbls/day) to produce vacuum gas oil for export.
- Installation of a Delayed Coker Unit (15 kbbls/day) for the conversion of the vacuum residue into higher quality products such as gasoline, jet fuel and diesel.
- The Petcoke by-product, which costs much less than the price for fuels such as coal, will be sold locally as fuel for power generation.
- 1964 - Refinery commissioned by ESSO
- 1982 - the Government of Jamaica purchased the Esso Kingston Refinery
- 2006 - the Government of Jamaica sold 49% of its shares to PDVCaribe.