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October 27, 2021

Deer Park Refinery, US

By Carmen


Royal Dutch Shell operates the Deer Park refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. It is an integrated refinery owned by Petroleos Mexicanos and Royal Dutch Shell. The refinery, which started operations in 1929, has an NCI of 11.13.


Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 341
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 180
Coking (mbd): 96
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 75
Hydrocracker (mbd): 60
Reformer (mbd): 69
Hydrotreater (mbd): 309
Alkylation (mbd): 21


The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 341mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Deer Park refinery

The Deer Park refinery witnessed forty incidents during the period 2015-2020.


About Royal Dutch Shell


Royal Dutch Shell Plc (Shell) is an integrated oil and gas company. The company explores for and produces oil and gas from conventional fields and sources such as tight rock, shale and coal formations. It operates refining and petrochemical complexes across the world. Shell’s product offerings include lubricants, bitumen and liquefied petroleum gas; and petrochemical products such as raw materials for plastics, coatings and detergents. The company is a major producer of biofuel in Brazil. It also has interests in various liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas to liquids (GTL) projects. The company markets its products directly and indirectly through distributors in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, North America and South America. Shell is headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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Methodology

Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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