Sakaide Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Cosmo Oil
  • Website: http://www.cosmo-oil.co.jp/
  • Location: Sakaide, Kagawa, Japan
  • Capacity: 5.5 million tons/annum & 110,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized medium complexity refinery, it has now been converted into a terminal

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation - 140,000 barrels / day
  • Vacuum Distillation Unit 41,500 barrels / day
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit 20,000 barrels / day
  • Naphtha Hydrodesulfurization Unit 16,000 barrels / day
  • Catalytic Reforming Unit 14,000 barrels / day
  • Reformate Splitter 13,000 barrels / day
  • Kerosene&Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 27,000 barrels / day
  • Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 40,000 barrels / day
  • Vacuum Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 17,200 barrels / day
  • Fuel Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 30,000 barrels / day
  • No.1 Hydrogen Producing Unit 324,000 m3N / day
  • No.2 Hydrogen Producing Unit 654,000 m3N / day
  • Hydrogen Purification Unit 600,000 m3N / day
  • No.1 Sulfur Recovery Unit 80 t / day
  • No.2 Sulfur Recovery Unit 185 t / day
  • Propylene Splitter Unit 1,400 barrels / day
  • Gas Washing Unit 300,000 m3N / day
  • Tail Gas Treating Unit 840,000 m3N / day
  • Liquified Carbon Dioxide Unit 100 t / day
  • FCC Gasoline Hydrodesulfurization Unit 12,000 barrels / day
  • Light Naphtha Merox Unit 5,000 barrels / day

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 709,000kl
  • Refined Products: 892,900kl

Crude Supply

  • Crude is primarily supplied from the Middle East, including UAE, S Arabia, Qatar, Iran & Kuwait

Products Produced

  • LPG, gasoline, jet fuel, diesel

Ongoing Projects

  • Cosmo plans to convert the refinery into a terminal

Other Information

History

  • 1972 - Refinery commissioned
  • 1980 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization & Hydrogen units commissioned
  • 2010 - Nameplate capacity reduced by 30,000 to 110,000 bbl/day
  • 2012 - Cosmo announces it is to close the refinery in 2013
  • 2013 - Refinery closed down

Relevant Links

  1. Cosmo Oil, Sakaide Refinery
  2. Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units
  3. Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units
  4. Chiyoda Vacuum Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Units
  5. Reduction of CDU Nameplate Capacity
  6. Restructuring of Cosmo Oil Refinery Supply
  7. Cosmo Oil, Implementation of Restructuring of Refinery Supply

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