GS-Caltex Yeosu Refinery

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Summary Information Ownership: GS-Caltex (50% Chevron/ 50%GS Holdings) Website: http://www.gscaltex.com/ Location: Capacity: 40 million tons/annum & 790,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Units 4 CDU ( Crude Distillation Unit ) 700,000 Bbl/d VDU (Vacuum Distillation Unit) 150,000 Bbl/d CNSU ( Crude Naphtha Splitting Unit ) 90,000 Bbl/d RFCC (Residue Fluidized Catalytic Cracking ) 94,000 Bbl/d WCN HTU (RFCC Gasoline Hydrotreater ) 35,000 Bbl/d 4 K/D HDS (Kero/Diesel HydroDeSulfurizer) 255,000 Bbl/d 4 Reformer 105,800 Bbl/d MTBE (Gasoline Oxygenator) 2,500 Bbl/d 4 SRU ( Sulfur Recovery Unit ) 630 TON/DAY Aromatics 2,800 kTA Polypropylene 180 kTA Alkylation Unit (Olefin Feed Base) 14,000 Bbl/d VGO-Hydrocracker 61,000 Bbl/d Lube Oil Plant 21,000 Bbl/d Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply 37 kinds of crude were treated in 2008 (49 kinds of crude treated in 2007). The average sulfur and API of imported crude are 1.35 and 36.0 respectively. 80% of crude comes from the Middle East Products Produced Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel, Fuel Oil, Sulphur Ongoing Projects See Yeosu Refinery Project Construction is progressing on a new heavy-oil hydrocracker designed to increase high-value product yield and to lower feedstock costs. Project completion is expected in the third quarter 2010. HOU (Heavy Oil Upgrade) plant, when completed, will enable the refinery to turn Atmospheric Residue from CDU (Crude Distillation Unit) or VR into higher value-added product such as gasoline, kerosene, and naphtha. In addition, the new HOU will maximize its efficiency by using cheap crude oil from high sulfur crude. Other Information - History 2007 - GS Caltex completed a $1.5 billion project to build the world's largest vacuum distillation unit in Yeosu, a hydrocracker and base oil plant, which greatly increased GS Caltex's heavy-oil cracking ability. Chevron Lummus Global provided the integrated hydroprocessing unit. Relevant Links Refinery Webpage Summary File PDF Chevron In South Korea GS E&C Awarded 750 billion won GS Caltex No.3 HOU Chevron Lummus Global Selected by GS-Caltex to Upgrade Yosu Plant