Muroran Refinery

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Summary Information Ownership: Nippon Oil Website: List of Nippon Oil Refineries Location: Muroran, Iburi, Hokkaidō, Japan Capacity: 9.0 million tons/annum & 180,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description A medium sized medium complexity refinery the refinery has been closed down Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation, 180,000 Vacuum Crude Oil Distillation, 65,000 Catalytic Cracking, 30,000 Hydro-Cracking, 45,000 Catalytic Reforming, 36,000 Naphtha Desulfurizaton, 97,000 Middle Distillate Desulfurization, 63,500 Direct Desulfurization, 16,000 Co-Generation Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply Some of the crude is supplied from Saudi Arabia Products Produced LPG, Gasoline, Diesel Ongoing Projects The refinery was closed in 2014 Other Information - History 1973 - Desulphurisation & Catalytic Reforming units commissioned 1982 - Residuum Hydrodesulfurization & Hydrogen Units added 2004 - Co-generation project completed 2012 - Nippon oil decides to close the refinery and convert the site to petrochemicals 2014 - The refinery was closed Relevant Links The Nippon Petroleum Refining Corporation launches commercial operations for its Muroran Refinery's Co-generation Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units Chiyoda Naphtha And Middle Distillate Hydrodesulfurization U Chiyoda Catalytic Reforming Units Restructuring Muroran Refinery