Hokkaido Refinery

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Summary Information Ownership: Idemitsu Kosan Co Website: http://www.idemitsu.com/ Location: Tomakomai-shi, Hokkaido, Japan Capacity: 7.0 million tons/annum & 140,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description A medium sized, medium complexity refinery producing low sulphur fuels Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation Vacuum Crude Oil Distillation - 24,000 Catalytic Cracking - 33,000 Hydro-Cracking - 16,500 Catalytic Reforming - 18,000 Naphtha Desulfurizaton - 27,000 FCC Gasoline Desulfurization - 10,000 Middle Distillate Desulfurization - 61,500 Direct Desulfurization - 42,000 Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Unit Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply Crude oils are mainly from the Middle East and these crude oils contain a large amount of sulfur. Products Produced LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Jet Fuel Ongoing Projects - Other Information - History 1973 - Refinery operations started 1984 - Hydrocracker commissioned 1994 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Unit, Hydrogen Unit & Sour Water Stripper added 2003 - There was a major fire in the tank farm following an earthquake 2004 - The ultra low sulphur gasoline unit was started Relevant Links JGC Refinery References Chiyoda Hydrocracking Units Chiyoda Sour Water Stripping Units Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units Chiyoda Sulfur Recovery Units Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units Chiyoda Gasoline Selective Desulfurization Units JGC Refinery References Hokkaido refinery fire brought under control