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Video: Rotterdam refinery expansion

In June 2016, ExxonMobil broke ground on a major expansion project at its Rotterdam refinery in the Netherlands. The investment is a defining moment for the company and reinforces its commitment to the base oils industry. In just the past few months, the team has seen the delivery of the vacuum fractionation tower and the three main reactors for the new hydrocracker, and the expansion is currently on time and on track for startup in 2018. Learn more about the expansion in the full video.

  • Hydrocracker reactors at port

    ExxonMobil Rotterdam refinery update: Three new hydrocracker reactors arrive

    ROTTERDAM, December 20, 2016 - Three brand new reactors for ExxonMobil’s new hydrocracker arrived at the Rotterdam, Netherlands, refinery site in December, 2016.

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  • Vacuum fractionation tower in port

    ExxonMobil Rotterdam refinery update: First piece of major equipment for new hydrocracker arrives

    ROTTERDAM, November 1, 2016 - The first piece of major equipment – the vacuum fractionation tower – for ExxonMobil’s new hydrocracker arrived in Rotterdam, Netherlands, by barge in October 2016.

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