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Daytime shot of the Borger Refinery

Borger Refinery

The Borger Refinery is in Borger, Texas, about 50 miles northeast of Amarillo. It's owned by WRB Refining LP, a 50/50 partnership between Phillips 66 and Cenovus Energy, and operated by Phillips 66. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil and NGL delivered through pipelines from West Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Canada. Borger has a gross NGL fractionation capacity of 22,500 BPD.

Borger has two fluid catalytic cracking units, alkylation, delayed coking, hydrodesulfurization and naphtha reforming. This enables it to produce a high percentage of transportation fuels such as gasoline, diesel and aviation fuels, as well as petroleum coke, NGL and solvents. Pipelines move refined products to West Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and the Midcontinent region.

HISTORY: Built in 1926

LOCATION: Borger, Texas, about 50 miles north of Amarillo

SIZE: 6,000 acres (approx.)

WORKFORCE: More than 920 employees (including on-site contractors)

  • Transportation fuels (gasoline, diesel & aviation fuel)
  • Petrochemical coke and sulfur
  • Natural gas liquids (NGL)
  • Solvents and reference fuels
  • Pipeline
  • Railcar
  • Truck

Citizens Advisory Council

Year established: 1992

The mission of the Borger Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) is to be a communications conduit between the surrounding communities and Phillips 66, ChevronPhillips, Solvay and Orion Engineered Carbons. The CAC provides the companies' management teams an opportunity to understand community concerns regarding environmental, safety and health issues and can assist the companies to more effectively communicate with the local communities.

The Borger CAC has approximately 60 citizen members and eight members representing companies, with an average meeting attendance of 75.

Meetings are held quarterly.

Call (806) 275-1899 for more information.

BY THE NUMBERS

Clean Product Yield Capability: 91%

Nelson Complexity Factor: 11.6

 

Capacities

Gasolines Production: 50 MBD*

Distillates Production: 35 MBD*

Crude Throughput: 75 MBD

Total Throughput: 92 MBD

 

* Clean product capacities are maximum rates for each clean product category, independent of each other. They are not additive when calculating the clean product yield capability for each refinery.
(MBD) Thousand Barrels Per Day