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Catlettsburg Refinery: Catlettsburg, Kentucky

  • Site: Located in northeastern Kentucky on the western bank of the Big Sandy River, near the confluence with the Ohio River
  • History: The Swiss Oil Corporation (then parent company of Ashland Inc.) purchased the 1,000 barrel per day plant in 1924. The plant became part of MPC’s refinery system in 1998 and fully owned by MPC in 2005. MPC completed construction of a condensate splitter in 2015, increasing the refinery’s capacity to process condensate from the Utica Shale region.
  • Refining Capacity: 273,000 barrels per calendar day
  • Crude Oil Supply: Sweet and sour crude oils
  • Operations: Crude distillation, catalytic cracking, reforming, hydrotreating, alkylation, isomerization and sulfur recovery
  • Products: Gasoline, distillates, asphalt, aromatics, propane, refinery-grade propylene and sulfur
  • Product Distribution: Pipeline, barge, transport truck and rail
  • Employment: Approximately 735 employees

 



Catlettsburg Refinery Fact Sheet

 

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