Valero Energy operates the Meraux cracking refinery, which is located in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Valero Energy. The refinery started operations in 1961 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.7. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 135
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 60
Hydrocracker (mbd): 49
Reformer (mbd): 32
Hydrotreater (mbd): 95
The capacity of the Meraux refinery is expected to remain the same as 135mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at Meraux cracking refinery
The Meraux refinery cracking witnessed seven incidents during the period 2017-2022.
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. The company's 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 networks and its branded outlets are 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.
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