Star Petroleum Refining operates the Map Ta Phut refinery, which is located in Rayong, Thailand. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Chevron. The refinery, which started operations in 1996, has an NCI of 6.8.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 175
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 65
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 42
Reformer (mbd): 19
Hydrotreater (mbd): 152

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 175mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Map Ta Phut refinery

The Map Ta Phut refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Star Petroleum Refining

Star Petroleum Refining PCL (SPRC), a subsidiary of Chevron Corp, is engaged in the construction and operation of a petroleum refinery in the Rayong province of Thailand. Its refinery products include liquefied petroleum gas, premium and regular grades of unleaded gasoline, high speed diesel, jet fuel, and fuel oil, as well as petrochemical feedstocks used in the petrochemical industry, such as polymer grade propylene, chemical grade naphtha, mix C4, and reformate. The company operates a complex refinery in the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong, which provides access to several transportation links for ensuring convenient and transportation for its refined products. It produces petroleum products in Thailand for both domestic and export markets. SPRC is headquartered in Rayong, Thailand.


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