Valero Energy operates the Benicia coking refinery, which is located in California, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by Valero Energy. The refinery started operations in 1968 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 16.1. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 170
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 86
Coking (mbd): 30
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 75
Hydrocracker (mbd): 34
Reformer (mbd): 37
Hydrotreater (mbd): 169
Alkylation (mbd): 17
Isomerization (mbd): 4
The capacity of the Benicia refinery is expected to remain the same as 170mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at Benicia coking refinery
The Benicia refinery coking witnessed six incidents during the period 2017-2022.
About Valero Energy
Valero Energy Corp (Valero) is a downstream company that produces and markets transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Its assets include petroleum refineries, ethanol plants, and renewable diesel production from a joint venture. The company's refineries produce gasoline, diesel, low-sulfur diesel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, distillates, asphalt, jet fuel, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. It markets the refined products on a wholesale basis in the US, the UK, Canada, and Ireland through bulk and rack marketing networks and its branded outlets are operated by partners. The company also offers dry distillers’ grains (DDGs), ethanol and corn oil essentially to gasoline blenders and refiners. Valero is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the US.
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