Norco Refinery produces Gasoline (premium and regular grades, unleaded), Jet-A aviation fuel, Ultra Low Sulfur diesel, liquefied petroleum gases (i.e. propane, propylene, isobutane), and anode grade coke.

Norco Chemicals manufactures ethylene, propylene and butadiene to sell to other manufacturers for use in the production of antifreeze, tires, plastic food containers, trash bags, laundry detergent, cosmetics, adhesive, coatings, and film as well as hundreds of other consumer and industrial materials and products.

Refinery Capacity

  • Crude: 250,000 barrels (10.1 million gallons) processed daily
  • Gasoline: 170,000 barrels (7.1 million gallons) produced daily total regular and premium grades
  • Jet-A aviation fuel: 46,000 barrels (1.9 million gallons) produced daily
  • Low sulfur diesel: 90,000 barrels (3.8 million gallons) produced daily
  • Anode grade coke: 1,000 tons produced daily

Chemicals Capacity

  • Ethylene – 3.033 billion lbs/year
  • Ethylene, propylene, butadiene, aromatic feedstocks – 613 million lbs/year
Benzene Fenceline Monitoring Program

Benzene Fenceline Monitoring Program

The Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex conducts bi-weekly passive sampling along the facility property boundary for the target analyte of benzene.  The passive samples are collected and analyzed in accordance with Methods 325A and 325B of Appendix A to 40 CFR Part 63.

Shell NORCO Benzene Monitoring