Houston Refining operates the Houston II refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. It is a non integrated refinery owned by LyondellBasell Industries. The refinery, which started operations in 1918, has an NCI of 12.5.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 292
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 197
Coking (mbd): 101
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 110
Hydrotreater (mbd): 405
Alkylation (mbd): 11

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

Maintenance activities at Houston II refinery

The Houston II refinery witnessed twenty eight incidents during the period 2015-2020.


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