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October 19, 2021

Memphis Refinery, US

By Carmen


Valero Energy operates the Memphis refinery, which is located in Tennessee, the US. It is an integrated refinery owned by Valero Energy. The refinery, which started operations in 1941, has an NCI of 7.9.

 

 

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 195
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 70
Hydrocracker (mbd): 27
Reformer (mbd): 36
Hydrotreater (mbd): 129
Alkylation (mbd): 13

 

 

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The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 195mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Memphis refinery

The Memphis refinery witnessed seven incidents during the period 2015-2020.

 

 

About Valero Energy

 

Valero Energy Corp (Valero) is a downstream company that produces and markets transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Its assets include petroleum refineries, ethanol plants and renewable diesel production from a joint venture. Its refineries produce gasoline, diesel, low-sulfur diesel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, distillates, asphalt, jet fuel, petrochemicals, lubricants and other refined products. It markets the refined products on a wholesale basis in the US, the UK, Canada and Ireland through bulk and rack marketing network and its branded outlets operated by partners. The company also offers dry distillers grains (DDGs), ethanol and corn oil essentially to gasoline blenders and refiners. Valero is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the US.

Methodology

Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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