Dr. Ricardo Eliçabe Bahia Blanca Refinery

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Summary Information Also known as the Dr. Ricardo Eliçabe Refinery Ownership: Petrobras Website: http://www.petrobras.com.ar/ List of Petrobras Refineries Location: Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina Capacity: 1.5 million tons/annum & 30,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description A small low to medium complexity plant Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation hydrotreatment plant, catalytic reformer plant, isomerization plant LPG plant Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply It processes crude oil from the Neuquen basin as well as a variety of imported crudes Products Produced Gasoline, export gasoline (virgin and unleaded), marine fuels, raw materials for the production of solvents and petrochemical products, kerosene, diesel oil, fuel oil, asphalt base, propane, propylene and butane Ongoing Projects - Other Information - History

  • 1997 - a major and successful expansion process was concluded. New gasoline processing units were opened: hydrotreatment plant, catalytic reformer plant, isomerization plant and LPG plant
  • 2010 - Petrobras sold the refinery to Oil Combustibles S.A.
  • 2011 - One person killed in an explosion


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