Philadelphia Refinery Upgrade Project
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Summary Information

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary:
    • Upgrade the Catalytic Cracker: The joint venture will upgrade and refurbish the cracker, improving reliability and operating performance
    • Build High-Speed Train Unloading Facility at Refinery: Provide access to greater quantities of crude oil from North America (versus imported crude), particularly high-quality, low sulfur crude from the Bakken region in North Dakota
    • Build Mild Hydrocracker and Hydrogen Plant: By converting the existing middle distillate Hydrotreater into a Mild Hydrocracker and constructing a natural gas-based hydrogen plant, the refinery will produce a more environmentally friendly mix of refined products.
  • Main Contractors

Refining Units

  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - Revamp
  • Mild Hydrocracker and Hydrogen Plant

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The project will provide access to greater quantities of crude oil from North America (versus imported crude), particularly high-quality, low sulfur crude from the Bakken region in North Dakota

Products Produced

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History

  • 2012 - Carlyle Group and Sunoco announce investment plans

Other Information

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