Valero Energy operates the St. Charles coking refinery, which is located in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by Valero Energy. The refinery started operations in 1930 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 17.4. Buy the profile here.
Key refinery processes
Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 340
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 180
Coking (mbd): 86
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 100
Hydrocracker (mbd): 113
Reformer (mbd): 25
Hydrotreater (mbd): 195
Alkylation (mbd): 41
The capacity of the St. Charles refinery is expected to remain the same as 340mbd by 2030.
Maintenance activities at St. Charles coking refinery
The St. Charles refinery coking witnessed five incidents during the period 2017-2022.
About Valero Energy
Valero Energy Corp (Valero) is a downstream company that produces and markets transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Its assets include petroleum refineries, ethanol plants, and renewable diesel production from a joint venture. The company's refineries produce gasoline, diesel, low-sulfur diesel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, distillates, asphalt, jet fuel, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. It markets the refined products on a wholesale basis in the US, the UK, Canada, and Ireland through bulk and rack marketing networks and its branded outlets are operated by partners. The company also offers dry distillers’ grains (DDGs), ethanol and corn oil essentially to gasoline blenders and refiners. Valero is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the US.
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