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Coke loading at Whiting Refinery

We believe in maintaining high quality calcined coke production while growing and developing our long-standing partnerships and industry focused relationships.


In support of our coke products we provide a highly skilled technical staff with years of experience along with a wide range of coke testing services for carbon, anode and quality testing solutions.


We have high quality distribution systems and blending capability to meet many customers unique quality requirements.


Where we operate

In the United States, we provide marketing services of green petroleum coke from the Whiting Refinery and calcined petroleum coke for the bp Cherry Point Refinery and Marathon Wilmington Calciners.


bp’s Cherry Point, Washington calciner is located near the Canadian border inside the bp Cherry Point Refinery, and produces approximately 800,000 metric tons per year of calcined product in its 3 rotary hearth calciners.


Marathon’s Wilmington, California calciner is located near the Port of Long Beach and produces approximately 350,000 metric tons per year of calcined coke product.


Technical services

Our world class facility provides a range of testing services:

  • Complete fuel and anode grade coke resting capability
  • Pilot plant facilities for coke calcination
  • Complete anode fabrication and testing capability to support specialty calcined coke sales
  • Coordination of global technology support covering manufacturing, market support, product development and quality assurance

In addition to our laboratory testing capability we have a widely experience and industry respected technical team at our customer’s disposal – from crude oil to anode production.



Frank Cannova

Coke Technology Manager, GFT
Email: frank.cannova@bp.com
Phone: +1 714 548 3602
Fax:+1 714 548 3560


Chris Wojtankowski

Green Coke and Sulfur Sales Manager

Phone: +1 714 548 3606

Email: christopher.wojtanowski@bp.com

Howard Childs

Coke Business Development Manager, NW FVC
Email: howard.childs@bp.com
Phone: +1 714 548 3605
Fax:+1 714 548 3560


Peter Chan

Calcined Coke Sales Manager

Phone: +1 714 548 3616

Email: peter.chan@bp.com