Valero Energy operates the Houston I cracking refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Valero Energy. The refinery started operations in 1942 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 255
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 38
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 75
Hydrocracker (mbd): 72
Reformer (mbd): 12
Hydrotreater (mbd): 61
Alkylation (mbd): 26
The capacity of the Houston I refinery is expected to remain the same as 255mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at Houston I cracking refinery
The Houston I refinery cracking 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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