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October 27, 2021

Puget Sound Refinery, US

By Carmen

Shell Oil Products operates the Puget Sound refinery, which is located in Washington, the US. It is an integrated refinery owned by Royal Dutch Shell. The refinery, which started operations in 1958, has an NCI of 9.59.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 149
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 66
Coking (mbd): 25
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 58
Reformer (mbd): 22
Hydrotreater (mbd): 131
Alkylation (mbd): 13

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 149mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Puget Sound refinery

The Puget Sound refinery witnessed five incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Shell Oil Products

Shell Oil Products US is engaged in refining, transportation and marketing of fuels in the US. Shell quality fuels and services are available through more than 13,500 Shell stations nationwide.

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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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