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Rotterdam refinery expansion  

The future of base stocks in Europe has arrived with the start of commercialization at our newly expanded Rotterdam refinery. The Rotterdam expansion project delivers the first ever world-scale Group II production in Europe, bringing a reliable supply of advanced EHC™ Group II base stocks for lubricant innovators globally.

  • Rotterdam Refinery Drone Shot

    Rotterdam from the air

    Fly over the refinery and see the improvements for yourself in this exciting drone footage.

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  • Rotterdam Port Authority pics

    In the spotlight

    Get inside views of the expansion project from key stakeholders in our exclusive video series.

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  • Rotterdam Refinery Numbers Shot

    Numbers stack up

    Big projects mean big milestones. See the incredible facts and figures behind the expansion in this short video.

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The future of base stocks is here

Get a feel for the excitement surrounding the completion of the expansion in this short video.
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The road to startup

It’s a new day …

See team interviews discussing the completion of the project and the beginning of world-scale Group II production in Europe.
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  • Rotterdam facility

    Rotterdam is ready

    Learn how the completion of the expansion project is the beginning of a new day for base stocks in Europe.

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    ExxonMobil implements final measures at its Rotterdam refinery

    Several key developments have been made at the Rotterdam refinery as it moves towards full stream production in the first quarter of 2019.

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