BP operates the Whiting coking refinery, which is located in Indiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by BP. The refinery started operations in 1889 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 12. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 440
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 276
Coking (mbd): 102
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 177
Reformer (mbd): 67
Hydrotreater (mbd): 580
Alkylation (mbd): 32
Isomerization (mbd): 30

The capacity of the Whiting refinery is expected to remain the same as 440mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Whiting coking refinery

The Whiting refinery coking witnessed twenty incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About BP

BP Plc (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. Its upstream operations include exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas, field development and production; and midstream operations include transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company’s downstream operations include marketing, transportation, refining, manufacturing, supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and provision of related services to wholesale and retail customers. BP provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to customers. The company has operational presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australasia, North America, and South America. BP is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

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