Lujan de Cuyo Refinery

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Summary Information

Ownership: YPF Website: Location: Mendoza Province, Argentina Capacity: 5.25 million tons/annum & 105,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: 10.7 Refining Depth:

Refining Units

Atmospheric Distillation Vacuum Distillation FCC HF Alkylation unit Hydrisom unit Desulphurisation Naphtha Diesel Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply - Products Produced Unleaded gasoline (naphthas), diesel fuel (light gas oil), jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coke Ongoing Projects YPF Argentina and Haldor Topsøe have signed two contracts for the production of hydrogen and ultra low sulphur diesel at the Lujan de Cuyo Refinery in Mendoza Province. Other Information - History 1996 - The Hydrisom unit started operating 1997 - HF Alkylation unit started up 2006 - FCC Naphtha Splitter Unit commissioned 2013 - Hydrotreating units for gas oil and naphtha commissioned


  1. Vepica Refinery Project References
  2. Tecna Refinery References
  3. Refinery Conversion Project, World Bank, 2000
  4. Topsoe signs contracts with YPF Argentina
  5. Front End Engineering Design (FEED) In The New HTN Naphtha Hydrogenation Unit, Naphtha Softening Unit, Luján De Cuyo Refinery
  6. YPF Uses Phillips Technology to Maximize Unleaded Gasoline Production
  7. Inauguration of a Major Project in Mendoza