Cardón Refinery

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Summary Information

Ownership: PDVSA Website: Location: Capacity: million tons/annum & bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description - Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation Delayed Coker Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply Crude is supplied from domestic sources including Corocoro Oil Field The refinery can process very heavy & sour crude Products Produced - Ongoing Projects - Other Information - History

  • 1995 - Modernisation project completed
  • 2009 - The refinery receives the first shipment of crude from the Corocoro Oil Field


  1. OTEPI, Downstream References
  2. Foster Wheeler Delayed Cokers
  3. Successful processing of offshore oil at CRP
  4. FCC Expansion project has progressed by 84%
  5. Controlled small fire at PDVSA Cardon Refinery