Wood River Refinery
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Summary Information

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Heavy crude oil from Canadian oil sands

Products Produced

  • Clean transportation fuels

Ongoing Projects

  • For full details see Wood River Refinery Project
  • The refinery has a major project the Coker and Refinery Expansion (CORE)
  • The CORE project is estimated to cost a total of about US$1.8 billion net to EnCana ($3.6 billion gross) and is expected to be completed over the next three years.
  • It will:
    • Add a 65,000 barrels-per-day (bbls/d) coker to enable processing of growing supplies of heavy crude oil
    • Increase total crude oil refining capacity by 50,000 bbls/d to 356,000 bbls/d
    • More than double heavy crude oil refining capacity to 240,000 bbls/d
    • Increase the clean product yield by 10 percent to 89 percent
    • Eliminate 40,000 bbls/d of low-value asphalt production

Other Information

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  • 1917 - It began operation in as the Roxana Petroleum Company
  • 2001 - Phillips acquired the refinery through purchase of Tosco
  • 2003 - ConocoPhillips acquired Coker and other units from the Hartford Refinery
  • 2005 - ConocoPhillips announces it is to Install Its S Zorb™ Sulfur Removal Technology
  • 2008 - Coker and Refinery Expansion (CORE) project launched
  • 2011 - CORE project is completed

Relevant Links

  1. Cenovus Refining
  2. Expansion Project Website
  3. Phillips Closes on Acquisition of Tosco; Panatier to Head Phillips 66 Company, Combined RM&T Business
  4. EnCana and ConocoPhillips begin Wood River refinery expansion
  5. ConocoPhillips Purchases Select Assets of Premcor's Hartford, Ill., Refinery; Equipment to Enhance Productivity of the Wood River Refinery
  6. ConocoPhillips to Install Its S Zorb™ Sulfur Removal Technology at Wood River Refinery

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