PBF Energy operates the Chalmette coking refinery, which is located in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by PBF Energy. The refinery started operations in 1915 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 13. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 185
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 114
Coking (mbd): 42
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 75
Hydrocracker (mbd): 19
Reformer (mbd): 42
Hydrotreater (mbd): 189
Alkylation (mbd): 17
Isomerization (mbd): 8

The capacity of the Chalmette refinery is expected to remain the same as 185mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Chalmette coking refinery

The Chalmette refinery coking witnessed eighteen incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About PBF Energy

PBF Energy Inc (PBF Energy) is an independent oil refining company. It owns and operates crude oil refineries and related facilities in the US. Its refining assets include Delaware City refinery, Paulsboro refinery, Toledo refinery, Chalmette refinery and Torrance refinery. The company supplies unbranded transportation fuels, lubricant base oils, petrochemical feedstock, heating oil and other petroleum-based products. Its refineries have access to waterborne cargoes and distribution network of pipelines, barges and tankers, trucks and rail. The company sells its products through short-term contracts or on the spot market throughout the Northeast, Midwest, Gulf Coast and West Coast and other regions in the US and Canada. PBF Energy is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, the US.

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