Garyville Refinery, the US
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Garyville Refinery, US

By Carmen 27 Oct 2021

Marathon Petroleum operates the Garyville refinery, which is located in Louisiana, the US. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Marathon Petroleum. The refinery, which started operations in 1976, has an NCI of 11.4.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 578
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 275
Coking (mbd): 120
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 138
Hydrocracker (mbd): 114
Reformer (mbd): 129
Hydrotreater (mbd): 563
Alkylation (mbd): 33
Isomerization (mbd): 50

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 578mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Garyville refinery

The Garyville refinery witnessed nine incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) is a downstream energy company that refines, markets and transports petroleum products. The company owns and operates refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions in the US. It also owns common carrier pipeline systems that transport crude oil and refined products to the company’s refineries, terminals and other pipeline systems. MPC sells gasoline and a range of merchandise through several convenience stores. An integrated system provides crude oil, feedstock and petroleum-related products through a distribution network in the Midwest, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions in the US. The company also has interests in gas processing plants, natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation facilities and a condensate stabilization facility. MPC is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, the US.

Methodology

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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