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

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Tesoro Corporation Announces the Salt Lake City Expansion and Feedstock Advantage Project
  3. Tesoro To Acquire Refineries And Marketing Operations From BP

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