Valero Pembroke Refinery


Valero Energy Ltd

Valero Energy Ltd acquired the Pembroke refinery from Chevron on 1st August 2011.

Pembroke Plant, Pembroke, SA71 5SJ Wales
Tel: 01646 641331

Pembroke Refinery is situated on the Pembroke coast and came on stream in 1964. Capacity at 
that time was 6 million tonnes per year and over the years has been increased to 10.5million tonnes with the addition of extra processing and upgrading units.

The refinery's catalytic cracker came on stream in 1982 and the capacity is now 4.8million tonnes 
per year. 

The crude oil terminal is capable of handling tankers of 275,000 tonnes deadweight. Products are distributed mainly by sea (90%), road and pipeline which connects to the Midlands and Manchester.

Facts and figures
Refining capacity: 10.5million tonnes per year

Product output: 
Petrol Diesel 
Kerosene & Jet Fuel 
Fuel Oil 
LPG Petrochemical Feedstocks

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Main operating units

  • Distillation Unit
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker (Joint venture)
  • Catalytic Reformer
  • Hydro Desulpherisation Unit
  • Gas Recovery Unit