Yamaguchi Refinery

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Summary Information Ownership: Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. (Shell, Saudi Aramco) Website: (http://www.seibuoil.co.jp/) http://www.showa-shell.co.jp/ Location: Yamaguchi, Japan Capacity: 6.0 million tons/annum & 120,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description A medium sized medium complexity refinery Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation Vacuum Crude Oil Distillation - 44,000 Catalytic Cracking - 28,000 Catalytic Reforming - 51,700 Desulphurisation Naphtha - 34,000 FCC Gasoline - 13,000 Middle Distillate - 57,000 Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply - Products Produced LPG, Gasoline, Jet Fuel, Diesel Ongoing Projects - Other Information - History 1969 - Refinery operations began with 50,000 bbl/day capacity 1973 - Capacity increased to 110,000 bbl/day 1976 - Capacity increased to 190,000 bbl/day 1986 - Fluid catalytic cracking unit commissioned 1989 - Light naphtha isomerization unit completed 1994 - Distillate Dewaxing Unit completed 1996 - Finished gasoline & diesel desulfurization equipment 2004 - Finished gasoline hydrogenation refining unit (Low-sulfur gasoline facility completed) 2009 - Continuous catalytic regenerative catalytic reformer commissioned 2015 - Shell agrees to sell Showa to Idemitsu Relevant Links Seibu Oil History (Japanese) Chiyoda Crude Distillation Units Chiyoda Isomerization Units Chiyoda Distillate Dewaxing Units Chiyoda Catalytic Reforming Units Chiyoda Naphtha And Middle Distillate Hydrodesulfurization U Chiyoda Sulfur Recovery Units Chiyoda Sour Water Stripping Units Chiyoda Hydrogen Manufacturing Units Chiyoda Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units Chiyoda H2S Removal Units With Amine Chiyoda Sweetening Units Chiyoda Vacuum Flasher Vacuum Distillation Units Chiyoda Vacuum Gas Oil Hydrodesulfurization Units Chiyoda Residuum Hydrodesulfurization Units Chiyoda Claus Tail Gas Treating Units Shell to sell its shareholding in Showa Shell to Idemitsu