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Texas Refining Division

  • Site: Located on Galveston Bay, off the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel
  • History: In 1962, The Ohio Oil Company, predecessor of Marathon Petroleum acquired the refinery, built in 1931, from Plymouth Oil Company
  • Refining Capacity: 84,000 barrels per calendar day
  • Crude Oil Supply: Light sweet crude oils
  • Operations: Crude distillation, catalytic cracking, alkylation, reforming, aromatics extraction and sulfur recovery
  • Products: Gasoline, chemical-grade propylene, propane, aromatics, slurry and sulfur
  • Product Distribution: Pipeline, barge and rail
  • Employment: Approximately 275 employees and 225 contract workers

Texas City Refinery Fact Sheet


For additional details on safety & environmental stewardship and community involvement, download the Texas Refining Division Fact Sheet

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