HF Sinclair operates the Artesia cracking refinery, which is located in New Mexico, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by HF Sinclair. The refinery started operations in 1969 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 12.68. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 100
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 34
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 30
Hydrocracker (mbd): 18
Reformer (mbd): 24
Hydrotreater (mbd): 135
Alkylation (mbd): 10
Isomerization (mbd): 10

The capacity of the Artesia refinery is expected to remain the same as 100mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Artesia cracking refinery

The Artesia refinery cracking witnessed two incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About HF Sinclair

HF Sinclair Corp (HF Sinclair) is an independent energy company that manufactures and sells oils and other specialized lubricants. Its light product range includes gasoline, diesel and ethanol-blended transportation fuels for automobiles, light trucks, aircrafts, trains and heavy equipment. The company also offers engine, white and gear oils, greases and specialty fluids, petrolatums, waxes, performance-graded (PG) asphalt, vacuum tower bottoms, carbon black oil (slurry), roofing flux and zero pen asphalt (pitch). HF Sinclair serves construction, heavy-duty fleet, mining, forestry and general manufacturing, personal care, pharmaceutical, polymers and food processing industries. It operates production facilities in the US, Canada and the Netherlands. HF Sinclair is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the US.

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