Tesoro Salt Lake City Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Tesoro
  • Website: http://www.tsocorp.com/
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • Capacity: 3.0 million tons/annum & 58,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A small medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracking - 25,000
  • Catalytic Reforming - 12,000
  • Hydroprocessing
    • Naphtha -12,600
    • Gasoline - 8,000
    • Diesel - 14,000

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes crude oil from Utah, Colorado, Wyoming and Canada

Products Produced

  • gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, heavy fuel oils and liquefied petroleum gas
  • The refinery is connected to the Northwest Product Pipeline

Ongoing Projects

  • The Tesoro Salt Lake City Refinery Project will expand crude oil throughput capacity by 7%
  • The project allows the Company to increase throughput of transportation-advantaged black wax and yellow wax crude oil to 21 mbpd, an increase of over 100%. The project also includes capital for conversion unit upgrades designed to drive a nearly 3% increase in clean product yield at the refinery. Based on current estimates, the project has a payback period of less than two years and is expected to be completed in two stages in 2013 and 2014, subject to required permitting.

Other Information

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  • 1908 - Refinery operations begin
  • 2001 - Tesoro acquired the refinery from BP together with Mandan Refinery
  • 2011 - Tesoro Corporation Announces the Salt Lake City Expansion and Feedstock Advantage Project

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