Petro Star operates the Valdez hydroskimming refinery, which is located in Alaska, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated hydroskimming owned by Arctic Slope Regional. The refinery started operations in 1993 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 3.84. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 60
Hydrotreater (mbd): 12

The capacity of the Valdez refinery is expected to remain the same as 60mbd by 2030.

About Petro Star

Petro Star Inc (Petro Star), a subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp, is a refining and fuel marketing company. It operates through product divisions such as refining, retail, lubricants, marine fuel, heating fuel and aviation. Its products include heating diesel, commercial jet fuel, ultra low sulfur diesel, fuel, kerosene, marine diesel, turbine fuel and home heating oil, and petro star lubricants. Petro Star provides marine fuel services in Dutch Harbor, St Paul, Kodiak, Seattle and Valdez. The company operates refineries in the North Pole and Valdez. It supplies commercial and corporate aircraft fuel in Anchorage and Fairbanks. The company has built its refinery in North Pole for commercial and transportation of crude oil. Petro Star is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, the US.

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