Shell Anacortes Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Shell
  • Website: http://www.shellpsr.com/
  • Location: Puget Sound, Washington, USA
  • Capacity: 7.25 million tons/annum & 145,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium to large complex refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation - 65,500
  • Delayed Coker - 25,700
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracking - 58,000
  • Catalytic Reformer - 32,700
  • Hydrotreating
    • Naphtha - 32,900
    • Gasoline - 37,400
    • Kerosene - 16,000
    • Diesel - 44,200
  • Isomerisation Unit
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU)

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The plant processes crude oil from Alaska‚Äôs North Slope and from central and western Canada. Canadian crude is received via pipeline.

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, diesel oil, jet fuel, propane, coke, sulfur

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • -

History

  • 1958 - The refinery was constructed by the Texas Company 45,000 barrel per day
  • 2002 - when Texaco merged with Chevron, Shell Oil Products US acquired full ownership of the Equilon refinery
  • 2004 - Shell choose Exxon scrubbing technology
  • 2005 - Isomerisation Unit Commissioned

Relevant Links

  1. Shell Puget Sound Refinery Fact Sheet
  2. Shell Says Puget Sound Refinery Processing Units Shut
  3. Economic Contribution of Washington State Refineries
  4. JH Kelly, Shell ISOM Project Anacortes, WA
  5. JH Kelly, Shell SRU 4 Project Anacortes, WA
  6. ExxonMobil's Wet Gas Scrubbing Technology Selected for Shell's Puget Sound Refinery

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