BP operates the Cherry Point refinery, which is located in Washington, the US. It is a non integrated refinery owned by BP. The refinery, which started operations in 1971, has an NCI of 10.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 251
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 139
Coking (mbd): 62
Hydrocracker (mbd): 65
Reformer (mbd): 65
Hydrotreater (mbd): 181
Isomerization (mbd): 26

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 251mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Cherry Point refinery

The Cherry Point refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About BP

BP Plc (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. Its upstream operations include exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas, field development and production; and midstream operations include transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company’s downstream operations include marketing, transportation, refining, manufacturing, supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and provision of related services to wholesale and retail customers. BP provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to customers. The company has operational presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australasia, North America and South America. BP is headquartered in London, the UK.


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