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October 27, 2021updated 27 Jul 2022 2:38pm

Port Arthur II Refinery, US

By Carmen

Motiva Enterprises operates the Port Arthur II refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Saudi Arabian Oil. The refinery, which started operations in 1903, has an NCI of 10.

Key processes of the refinery

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 refinery is expected to remain the same as 635mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Port Arthur II refinery

The Port Arthur II refinery witnessed sixty seven incidents during the period 2015-2020.

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 also 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 Port Arthur refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. Motiva is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.


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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