Mineraloelraffinerie Oberrhein operates the Karlsruhe coking refinery, which is located in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Shell, Exxon Mobil, Rosneft Oil, and Phillips 66. The refinery started operations in 1962 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 7.7. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 313
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 145
Coking (mbd): 40
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 96
Reformer (mbd): 48
Hydrotreater (mbd): 350
Alkylation (mbd): 17
Isomerization (mbd): 33

The capacity of the Karlsruhe refinery is expected to remain the same as 313mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Karlsruhe coking refinery

The Karlsruhe refinery coking witnessed four incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Mineraloelraffinerie Oberrhein

Mineraloelraffinerie Oberrhein GmbH & Co KG (MiRO), a subsidiary of BP Refining & Petrochemicals GmbH is a fuel refining company that produces and supplies petroleum products. The company's products include propane, gasoline, butane, LPG, light petroleum products, bitumen, calcine, light fuel oil, coke, euro super, diesel oil, sulphur, heavy fuel oil, super plus, auto gas, raw materials and others. It provides services such as fuel refining, supplying, mineral oil refining and crude oil processing services. The company offers its products and services to industrial and commercial customers. It serves across Germany. MiRO is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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