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October 27, 2021

Texas City III Refinery, US

By Carmen

Blanchard Refining operates the Texas City III refinery, which is located in Texas, the US. It is an integrated refinery owned by Marathon Petroleum. The refinery, which started operations in 1934, has an NCI of 11.7.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 593
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 225
Coking (mbd): 30
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 193
Hydrocracker (mbd): 154
Reformer (mbd): 146
Hydrotreater (mbd): 461
Alkylation (mbd): 53

The capacity of the refinery is expected to increase to 633mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Texas City III refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $244.8m.

Maintenance activities at Texas City III refinery

The Texas City III refinery witnessed thirty six incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion projects at Texas City III refinery

CDU (STAR), Naphtha Hydrotreater

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Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Texas City III refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: Fluor.

Main EPC: Fluor.


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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