Whiting Refinery

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Whiting Refinery
Whiting Refinery is located in Indiana
Whiting Refinery
Location of the Whiting Refinery in Indiana, United States
Country United States
Province Indiana
City Whiting
Coordinates 41°40′23″N 87°28′43″W / 41.67306°N 87.47861°W / 41.67306; -87.47861Coordinates: 41°40′23″N 87°28′43″W / 41.67306°N 87.47861°W / 41.67306; -87.47861
Refinery details
Operator BP Products North America
Owner(s) BP
Commissioned 1889 (1889)
Capacity 415,000 bbl/d (66,000 m3/d)
Number of employees 1800

The Whiting Refinery is an oil refinery operated by BP. The facility is primarily located in Whiting, Indiana, USA, though portions of the 1,400 acres (5.7 km2) complex span into the neighboring cities of Hammond and East Chicago.

The refinery was established in 1889 by Standard Oil of Indiana. It is the sixth largest refinery in the US and has a capacity of more than 400,000 barrels per day (64,000 m3/d) of crude oil.[1]

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