Citgo Lake Charles Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Citgo (PDVSA)
  • Website: http://www.citgo.com/
  • List of PDVSA Refineries
  • Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
  • Capacity: 22.0 million tons/annum & 440,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The CITGO Lake Charles Refinery is a modern, deep-conversion facility with a processing capacity of 440,000 barrels of crude oil per day. The fifth largest refinery in the nation, it’s particularly suited to process heavy crudes into high-octane, unleaded gasoline.

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation, 235,000
  • Delayed Coker, 99,000
  • Flıuidised Catalytic Cracker, 3*50,000
  • Hydrocracker, 42,000
  • Catalytic Reformer, 58,000 + 52,800
  • Naphtha Desulphurisation, 123,000
  • Gasoline Desulphurisation, 77,000
  • Kerosine Desulphurisation, 29,000
  • Diesel Desulphurisation, 117,500

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Can process heavy and sour crudes
  • Uses Venezuelan crude
  • It also processes sweet crude from domestic producers, primarily in Texas and Louisiana

Products Produced

  • Gasoline, Diesel, LPG, Coke, Jet Fuel

Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1944 - Refinery commissioned
  • 2003 - Revamp of coker
  • 2004 - CITGO invested $500 million in the Crude Vacuum Expansion Project (CVEP)/Tier II Program to increase its crude processing capacity to 425,000 barrels per day (bpd), an increase of 105,000 bpd
  • 2006 - The Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex completed a cat feed hydrotreater conversion project

Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Foster Wheeler Delayed Cokers
  3. Citgo Is Said to Plan January Work on Louisiana Refinery Catalytic Cracker
  4. Lake Area Industry Alliance