Placid Refining Company LLC is an independent, privately held petroleum refining company located in Port Allen, Louisiana, directly across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge. The refinery is the company’s only manufacturing facility, processing 75,000 barrels per day of domestically sourced crude oil.
We produce a full range of transportation fuels, which are distributed across the southeastern United States from Texas to Maryland. Independent refiners such as Placid play a critical role in the nation’s economy and are an important source of transportation fuels for independent retailers.
Placid’s mission is to provide the best quality and most affordable fuels needed to meet the growing demand for energy. Through innovation, growth, and efficiency, we perform this mission with a long-term focus, utilizing the highest standards of safety, integrity, ethics, and honesty, all while concurrently targeting the highest stakeholder value.
Since purchasing the facility in 1975, Placid Refining Company LLC has been committed to doing things right–for the long term. Over the years, we have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to improve our processes and production while reducing emissions. This ensures our refinery runs efficiently and produces the highest quality, clean fuels that adhere to the most stringent regulatory requirements.
Our seasoned management team leads a group of highly skilled employees committed to a singular vision and ever mindful that dedication to safety in the workplace means we can all go home safe and sound to our families and communities at the end of the day.
Placid Refining Company cares about the environment in which our employees and neighbors live and has continued to make extensive and ongoing investments to achieve cleaner burning products and reduced air emissions. We take great pride in the fact that our Port Allen refinery continuously meets or exceeds all applicable state and federal environmental regulations and we are committed to maintaining safe and thoughtful operation of our facility for the long term.