YPF operates the Lujan de Cuyo coking refinery, which is located in Mendoza, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by YPF. The refinery started operations in 1943 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.69. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 106
Coking (mbd): 35
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 45
Hydrocracker (mbd): 26
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 38
Alkylation (mbd): 3
Isomerization (mbd): 4

The capacity of the Lujan de Cuyo refinery is expected to remain the same as 105.5mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Lujan de Cuyo refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $478.4m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Lujan de Cuyo coking refinery

The Lujan de Cuyo refinery coking witnessed five incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Lujan de Cuyo coking refinery

Diesel Hydrotreater

About YPF

YPF SA (YPF) is an integrated energy company. Its carries out exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It also provides oil and gas from conventional, unconventional and renewable sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower. The company also conducts refining of oil and petrochemicals, logistics related to the transportation of oil and gas to refineries and distribution of refined and petrochemical products to different sales channels. It markets and distributes products to oil and gas, transport, agricultural, mining, aviation, naval, infrastructure and construction industries. YPF's supervises exploration and development activities in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Bolivia. YPF is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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