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Advanced hydrocracker unit creates a new horizon in Rotterdam harbour

ExxonMobil and government leaders gathered today in the Port of Rotterdam to celebrate the start-up of a large new installation at its refinery. The construction represents an investment of more than a billion euros. This innovative advanced hydrocracker plant uses a first in the world combination of proprietary process and catalyst technology to efficiently produce both high-quality base stocks and ultra-low sulfur diesel.

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left Eric Wiebes, Minister van Economische zaken en Klimaat, right Bryan Milton, President ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company

Senior government officials, including Minister Eric Wiebes of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Rotterdam Allard Castelein and Shawn Crowley, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy attended the ceremony. From a ship in the petroleum harbor with a view on the impressive installation, Minister Wiebes and Bryan Milton, president of ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company symbolically inaugurated the advanced hydrocracker. Due to the size of the investment, the new product slate, and the efficiency improvement of the Rotterdam refinery, the new unit is shaping a new horizon in the Port of Rotterdam.

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