Motiva Enterprises operates the Port Arthur II coking 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 coking owned by Saudi Arabian Oil. The refinery started operations in 1903 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 635
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 332
Coking (mbd): 178
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 93
Hydrocracker (mbd): 112
Reformer (mbd): 130
Hydrotreater (mbd): 560
Alkylation (mbd): 21
Isomerization (mbd): 49

The capacity of the Port Arthur II refinery is expected to remain the same as 635mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Port Arthur II coking refinery

The Port Arthur II refinery coking witnessed seventy five incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Motiva Enterprises

Motiva Enterprises LLC (Motiva), a subsidiary of Saudi Refining, Inc, is a downstream oil and gas company. It refines, distributes and markets fuels. The company refines and produces commercial aviation fuel, conventional gasoline, high cetane diesel, ultra-low sulfur diesel, base oils, coke and liquid petroleum gases, petrochemical feeds and sulfur among others. Motiva operates equity terminals and serves wholesalers. Motiva operates pipelines, tanker trucks, railcars and marine vessels and also offers marine supply solutions. The company markets fuel under two brands Shell and 76. It offers unbranded products such as diesel, heating oil and gasoline to transportation, mining, power generation, manufacturing and home energy industries. The company owns and operates the Port Arthur refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. Motiva is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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