Buenos Aires Refinery

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Summary Information

Ownership: Raizen Website: https://www.raizen.com.ar/ Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum & 100,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description - Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation Hydrotreating Catalytic reforming Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: 175,000 m3 Refined Products: 600,000 m3 Crude Supply Virtually all crude processed at the refinery are domestic, extracted from deposits in Santa Cruz, Chubut, Tierra del Fuego and Black River. The oils are transported from their fields to the refinery mostly by sea, but also received by pipeline Products Produced Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Gasolines Diesel, Jet-A1, Solvents and white spirit, Gas oil, Bunker fuel oil, for ships, Basic lubricating oils, asphalt Ongoing Projects - Other Information -


  • 1931 - Refinery commissioned
  • 2008 - Expansion of diesel hydrotreating
  • 2018 - Raizen acquires the refinery


  1. Refinery Webpage (Spanish)
  2. Shell completes sale of its Downstream business in Argentina to Raízen