Ampol operates the Lytton cracking refinery, which is located in Queensland, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Ampol. The refinery started operations in 1965 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 6.55. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 109
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 36
Reformer (mbd): 21
Hydrotreater (mbd): 43
Alkylation (mbd): 3
Isomerization (mbd): 7

The capacity of the Lytton refinery is expected to remain the same as 109mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Lytton cracking refinery

The Lytton refinery cracking witnessed three incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Lytton cracking refinery

Other Hydrotreater

About Ampol

Ampol Ltd (Ampol) is a transport fuel supplier and convenience retailer. The company purchases, refines, distributes, and markets petroleum products. It produces and supplies fuels, including diesel, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), petrol, and lubricants and greases. The company also manufactures small amounts of fuel oil and specialty products. Ampol owns and operates refinery, convenience stores, road tankers, storage terminals, service stations and depots. The company also purchases refined products in the open market both domestically and overseas. It serves customers in retail, mining, agriculture, aviation, transport, marine, automotive and government sectors. The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Ampol is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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