Crude Oil Supply

Placid processes approximately 60,000 Bpd of crude oil at the Port Allen, LA refinery. Placid can refine crude oils ranging from 28° to 45° API gravity and sulphur content up to 2.0 wt. % (as % of mass).

Crude oil types purchased for the Port Allen refinery include:

  • Louisiana Light Sweet
  • Heavy Louisiana Sweet
  • Eugene Island Crude
  • Bonito Sour
  • Mars Sour
  • Poseidon Sour
  • Bakken
  • West Texas and Oklahoma Sweet

Shipments of crude oil are received via:

  • Shell Pipeline Company LP’s Redstick Pipeline
  • ExxonMobil Pipeline Company’s North and South Pipelines
  • Barge and Truck​

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