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Garyville Refinery: Garyville, Louisiana

  • Site: Located on approximately 3,500 acres of land along the Mississippi River in Southeastern Louisiana between New Orleans and Baton Rouge
  • History: Construction of the refinery began in 1973 by ECOL, Ltd. and was completed in 1976, when MPC purchased and started up the plant. It is the last grassroots refinery built in the U.S and is located on former San Francisco Plantation property, designated a National Historic Landmark. MPC completed a $3.9 billion refinery expansion project in 2009.
  • Refining Capacity: 564,000 barrels per calendar day; third largest U.S. refinery
  • Crude Oil Supply: A wide variety of both sweet and sour crude oils
  • Operations: Crude distillation, hydrocracking, catalytic cracking, hydrotreating, reforming, alkylation, isomerization, sulfur recovery and coking
  • Products: Gasoline, distillates, fuel-grade coke, asphalt, polymer-grade propylene, propane, dry gas, heavy fuel oil, slurry, refinery-grade propylene and sulfur
  • Product Distribution: Pipeline, barge, transport truck, rail and ocean tanker
  • Employment: Approximately 920 employees

Garyville Refinery Fact Sheet


For additional details on safety & environmental stewardship and community involvement, download the Garyville Refinery Fact Sheet.

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