Yokkaichi Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Cosmo Oil
  • Website: http://www.cosmo-oil.co.jp/
  • Location: Yokkaichi, Japan
  • Capacity: 7.75 million tons/annum & 155,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium sized, medium complexity refinery

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric DistillationNo.5 90,000 barrels / day
  • No.6 Topping Unit 85,000 barrels / day
  • No.3 Vacuum Distillation Unit
  • (for Lubricating Oil) 14,000 barrels / day
  • No.5 Vacuum Flasher Unit 60,000 barrels / day
  • No.2 Mild Hydro Cracking Unit 24,000 barrels / day
  • No.1 Sulfur Recovery Unit 100 t / day
  • No.2 Sulfur Recovery Unit 100 t / day
  • Hydrogen Producing Unit 320,000 m3N / day
  • Hydrogen Recovery Unit 55,500 m3N / day
  • Light Naphtha Hydrodesulfurization Unit 7,000 barrels / day
  • No.3 Kerosene & Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 35,000 barrels / day
  • No.4 Kerosene & Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Unit 30,000 barrels / day
  • No.2 Catalytic Reformer
  • ·Reformate Splitter 8,000 barrels / day
  • No.3 Catalytic Reformer (Contimuous regeneration units) & ;Reformate Splitter 13,500 barrels / day
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit 31,000 barrels / day
  • FCCGasoline Hydrodesulfurization Unit 18,000 barrels / day
  • No.1 Benzol-Ketone Dewaxing Unit 1,550 barrels / day
  • No.2 Benzol-Ketone Dewaxing Unit 3,000 barrels / day
  • No.1 Furfural Extraction Unit 1,800 barrels / day
  • No.2 Furfural Extraction Unit 4,600 barrels / day
  • Filter Press Dewaxing Unit 2,140 barrels / day
  • No.1 Lubricating Oil Hydrofinishing Unit 4,000 barrels / day
  • No.2 Lubricating Oil Hydrofinishing Unit 2,800 barrels / day
  • Asphalt Unit 1,300 t / day
  • Tail Gas Treating Unit 432,000 m3N / hour

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil: 896,490kl
  • Refined Products: 1,033,420kl

Crude Supply

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

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Jet Fuel, Diesel, petrochemicals, base oils

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

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History

  • 1943 - Refinery commissioned
  • 1964 - Solvent Dewaxing Unit added
  • 1985 - FCC revamped, increasing capacity to 24,000 bbl/day
  • 2010 - Nameplate capacity reduced by 50,000 to 125,000 bbl/day
  • 2013 - Capacity changed to 155,000 bpd
  • 2014 - Capacity reduced to 112,000 bpd

Relevant Links

  1. Yokkaichi Refinery, Cosmo Oil
  2. Chiyoda H2S Removal Units With Amine
  3. Chiyoda Lubricating Oil Refining Units
  4. Chiyoda Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units
  5. Reduction of CDU Nameplate Capacity
  6. Cosmo Oil, Implementation of Restructuring of Refinery Supply
  7. Reduction of Nameplate Capacity at Yokkaichi Refinery

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