Shell operates the Norco coking refinery, which is located in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated coking owned by Shell. The refinery started operations in 1920 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8.9. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 250
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 91
Coking (mbd): 29
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 119
Hydrocracker (mbd): 44
Reformer (mbd): 40
Hydrotreater (mbd): 189
Alkylation (mbd): 18
The capacity of the Norco refinery is expected to remain the same as 250mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at Norco coking refinery
The Norco refinery coking witnessed forty four incidents during the period 2017-2022.
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