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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Placid Refining Company
  • Website:
  • Location: Port Allen, Louisiana
  • Capacity: 4.0 million tons/annum & 80,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Placid purchases crude oil from North Dakota to Louisiana and from Alabama to South Texas.
  • Cargoes of foreign crude oil from Nigeria and the British North Sea have been processed at the Port Allen refinery
  • Placid’s connection to two major crude oil pipeline systems allows the company to access a steady and dependable supply of crude oil
  • The refinery is connected directly to the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) and Heavy Louisiana Sweet Crude Oil Pipeline System

Products Produced

  • Unleaded Gasoline - Regular, Mid-grade and Super, Diesel Fuel, Commercial Jet Fuel, Military Jet Fuel, Heavy Fuel Oil, Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Products can be supplied to the Plantation Oil Products Pipeline

Ongoing Projects

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Other Information

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  • 1975 - Placid purchased the refinery
  • 2008 - Low sulphur gasoline unit commissioned
  • 2009 - Refinery’s capacity from 55,000 barrels to 80,000 barrels per day

Relevant Links

  1. Mustang Successfully Completes Low Sulfur Gasoline Project at Placid Refining Complex in Louisiana
  2. Louisiana reaches agreement with Placid Refining Company as part of refinery initiative

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