Baton Rouge Refinery

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Baton Rouge Refinery
Baton Rouge Refinery is located in Louisiana
Baton Rouge Refinery
Location of the Baton Rouge Refinery in Louisiana, United States
Country United States
Province Louisiana
City Baton Rouge
Coordinates 30°29′1″N 91°10′50″W / 30.48361°N 91.18056°W / 30.48361; -91.18056Coordinates: 30°29′1″N 91°10′50″W / 30.48361°N 91.18056°W / 30.48361; -91.18056
Refinery details
Owner(s) ExxonMobil
Commissioned 1909 (1909)
Capacity 503,000 bbl/d (80,000 m3/d)
Number of employees 4000

ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the fourth-largest oil refinery in the United States and eleventh-largest in the world,[1] with an input capacity of 503,000 barrels (80,000 m3) per day as of January 1, 2007 [1].

Standard Oil first erected the refinery in 1909. Today's facility is part of a complex made of nine individual plants across the region. The main plant is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River. There are about 6,300 workers spread across these sites, including 4,000 direct employees (the rest are contractors).

Genesis Energy LP recently invested $125 million to improve ExxonMobil's existing assets in the Baton Rouge area. The investment includes plans to build an 18-mile, 20-inch diameter crude oil pipeline that connects Genesis Energy's Port Hudson terminal, to ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge refinery.[2] The Baton Rouge refinery's tank farm has a capacity of 502,500 barrel-per-day (bpd).[3]

The refinery seen from the Capitol tower

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of oil refineries#World.27s largest refineries
  2. ^ Perilloux, Gary (02/04/2013). "Genesis Energy To Invest $125 Million In Baton Rouge Area Infrastructure Project url=http://www.louisianaeconomicdevelopment.com/led-news/news-releases/genesis-energy-to-invest-$125-million-in-baton-rouge-area-infrastructure-project.aspx?c=News%20Releases&id=39". Louisiana Economic Development.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help);
  3. ^ Hays, Kristen (2/4/2012). "Genesis Energy expanding crude delivery to Exxon Baton Rouge". Reuters. Retrieved 3/5/2013.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)

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