Citgo Corpus Christi Refinery

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Summary Information Ownership: Citgo Website: List of PDVSA Refineries Location: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA Capacity: 8.25 million tons/annum & 165,000 bbl/day Nelson Complexity: Refining Depth: Brief Description the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery is one of the most sophisticated and efficient fuel and petrochemical refineries in the nation. Refining Units Atmospheric Distillation Vacuum Distillation - 84,000 Delayed Coker - 45,000 Fluidised Catalytic Cracker - 82,800 Catalytic Reformer - 51,500 Alkylation unit Hydrotreatment Naphtha - 52,700 Gasoline - 34,000 Diesel - 42,500 Heavy Gas Oil - 70,000 Terminal Capacity Crude Oil: Refined Products: Crude Supply Most of the crude is Venezuelan heavy crude Products Produced Liquid Petroleum Gas, Gasoline, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Diesel, Alkylate, Slurry Oil, Xylenes, Toluene, Sulfur, Petroleum Coke Ongoing Projects The refinery is currently expanding its ULSD production capacity Other Information -


  • 2003 - Delayed coker revamp
  • 2010 - CITGO Completes commissioning of ULSD Unit
  • 2012 - An accident led to release of hydrofluoric acid (HF) at the CITGO Corpus Christi, Texas alkylation unit


  1. Foster Wheeler Delayed Cokers

Vepica Refinery Project References Refinery Webpage CITGO Completes Corporate-Wide Distillate Upgrade with ULSD Unit at Corpus Christi Facility CSB Deploys to Investigate Release of Hydrofluoric Acid at CITGO Refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas