Deer Park Refining Ltd

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Deer Park Refining Ltd (Shell / Pemex)
  • Website: http://www.shell.us/
    • List of Shell Refineries
    • List of Pemex Refineries
  • Location: On the Houston Ship Channel, Texas
  • Capacity: 16.5 million tons/annum & 330,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:

Refining Units

  • CDU - 270,000 & 70,000
  • VDU - 175,000
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker - 75,000
  • Selective Hydrocracker - 67,000
  • Alkylation Plant -
  • Catalytic Reforming - 69,000
  • Delayed Coker - 88,000
  • Gas Oil Hydrotreater
  • Platformer Unit - 24,000
  • Gas Plants
  • Sulfur Recovery Unit
  • Co-generation Power Plant (150 megawatts

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • More than half of the crude oil processed at the refinery is Maya imported from Mexico. The balance is from Africa, Venezuela and other countries.

Products Produced

  • Gasoline
  • Jet Fuel and Kerosene
  • Diesel Fuel and Heating Oil
  • Propane and Butane
  • Asphalt
  • HSFO
  • Chemical Feedstocks:
    • Ethane, propane and butane are used in the manufacture of ethylene, a major building block for chemical products. Other products include gas oils, naphthas and reformates.
  • Petroleum Coke

Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • Pipeline shipments of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and jet fuel to East Coast, Midwest, West Texas, Houston area.
  • About 20-30,000 barrels a day of gasoline and 5,000 barrels a day of diesel fuel are shipped to Mexico in leased tankers.
  • Gasoline also is occasionally shipped to Europe.

History

  • 1929 - Shell builds first refinery on the site
  • 1993 - Shell Oil Company and PMI Norteamerica, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), formed a 50-50 joint venture—Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership (DPRLP)
  • 2000 - Delayed coker commissioned
  • 2011 - Air Products announced a long-term agreement with Shell for the supply of a significant portion of the hydrogen requirement for the refinery

Links

  1. Deer Park Website From Shell
  2. Energy Information Administration, Refinery Capacity 2009
  3. Foster Wheeler Delayed Cokers
  4. Air Products Awarded a Hydrogen Supply Agreement in Texas