Shell Martinez Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: PBF Energy
  • Website: https://www.pbfenergy.com/
  • Location: Martinez, California, USA
  • Capacity: 8.25 million tons/annum & 165,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 16.1
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • 157,000 barrel-per-day, dual-coking refinery is located on an 860-acre site

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation Unit
  • Catalytic cracker
  • Hydrocracker
  • Delayed Coker
  • Hydrogen Unit (Air Products)

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery runs a crude slate of an average 20°API with very high sulphur and acid
  • The crude is supplied by the San Pablo Bay Pipeline

Products Produced

  • automotive gasoline, jet fuel, diesel, petroleum coke, industrial fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas, asphalt, and sulfur

Projects

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Other Information

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History

  • 1915 - Refinery commissioned
  • 1994 - The Martinez refinery began construction on the $1 billion Clean Fuels project
  • 1996 - Coker constructed
  • 2007 - Clean Fuels project completed
  • 2020 - PBF acquired the refinery from Shell

Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Foster Wheeler Delayed Cokers
  3. Shell finalizes sale of Martinez Refinery