Pasadena Refining Systems operates the Pasadena cracking refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Chevron. The refinery started operations in 1920 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 110
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 38
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 52
Reformer (mbd): 23
Hydrotreater (mbd): 84
Alkylation (mbd): 13

The capacity of the Pasadena refinery is expected to increase to 125mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Pasadena refinery cracking is expected to witness an estimated $400m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Pasadena cracking refinery

The Pasadena refinery cracking witnessed thirteen incidents during the period 2017-2022.

Upcoming expansion project at Pasadena cracking refinery


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