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Refinery Status: Chevron Reports Unit Upset At El Segundo
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The following table lists unplanned and planned production outages at U.S. refineries as reported by Dow Jones Newswires. The information is compiled from both official and unofficial refining sources and doesn't purport to be a comprehensive list.
Chevron Corp. (CVX) reported an upset April 11 at the sulfur recovery unit at its refinery in El Segundo, Calif., according to a government filing.
Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) on April 10 said its oil refinery in Meraux, La., is in restart mode following a brief power outage earlier in the day. The alkylation unit will remain shut for turnaround maintenance and the FCCU will be off line until the alkylation unit returns to service.
Planned turnaround maintenance under way since early March continues at Valero Energy Corp.'s (VLO) Memphis refinery crude distillation unit. The plant filed a report to NRC in anticipation of possible flaring or emissions as the crude unit at Memphis, and other units, begin the restart process following the turnaround, however the crude unit turnaround is still under way, the company said on April 10.
Planned crude, coker and reformer maintenance has concluded at ConocoPhillips' San Francisco-area refinery in Rodeo, California, company spokesman Rich Johnson said on April 9. Traders doing business in the region said the work well underway in early March; published reports said the turnaround began in mid-Feb.
The Wood River Refinery, a joint venture owned by ConocoPhillips (COP) and Cenovus Energy (CVE), in Roxana, Illinois, said emissions of sulfur dioxide were routed to the plant's safety flare stack on Saturday evening after an ultralow-sulfur diesel hydrotreater had tripped off line. No other details were provided.
HollyFrontier Corp. (HFC) on April 5 said an FCCU at its Navajo refinery in Artesia, New Mexico cracking unit will be shut down for 10 to 15 days for unscheduled mechanical repairs. HollyFrontier said the downtime will reduce crude throughput by approximately 800,000 barrels.
ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) on April 4 confirmed the shutdown of Crude Unit B, a coker unit and corresponding units for several weeks of planned maintenance at it's refinery in Beaumont, Texas. Minimal impact to production is expected and all contractual commitments will be met, the company said.
For more detailed information, search Dow Jones Newswires using the code N/REF.
Operator Refinery Capacity Description Restart (in 000s bbl/day) UNPLANNED CANADA CARIBBEAN EAST COAST MIDWEST CVR Wynnewood 70.0 Power snag forces SRU off-line Energy OK on Apr 2, a filing to the NRC said. GULF COAST Holly Artesia, NM 100.0 FCCU shut for 10-15 days unplan- Frontier ned maintenance on April 5. Pasadena Pasadena TX 100.0 Coker unit damanged by on Dec 10 Refining fire. Fire contained; no other units affected, the co. said on Dec. 12. On Jan 27, the co. said there was no change since the Dec. 12 statement; no re- start timing. Valero Meraux LA 135.0 Refinery in restart after brief power outage on Apr 9. Alky Unit still shut for turnaround and FCCU shut until that work is done. MIDWEST Exxon Channahon 240.0 Gas compressor unit shut at Mobil IL catalytic hydrodesulfuriza- tion unit on Mar 12. No other details provided. WRB Roxana 306.0 Ultralow-sulfur diesel hydro- Refining IL treater trips off-line on Apr 7 - filing. No further details were provided. ROCKIES WEST COAST BP Ferndale, 230.0 Refinery idled after Feb. 17 End WA fire at crude unit. Repairs expected to go on through April. PLANNED CANADA Husky Saskatchewan 21-days maintenance set in 1stH Upgrader first half 2012 at hydrogen 2012 plant, the co. said on Feb 9. Husky Saskatchewan Major turnaround to take place Spring Refinery in spring of 2013. Plant-wide 2013 shutdown for inspection and equipment repairs. CARIBBEAN HOVENSA St. Croix 350.0 Refinery shutdown completed, the Feb 21 co. said on Feb. 21. The facility 2012 will be operated as a products storage terminal. Valero Aruba 235.0 Operations will be suspended at the end of March due to eco- nomics, the co. said on Mar 19. EAST COAST Conoco Trainer, PA 185.0 Crude processing halted; operations winding down, on Sept. 30. The refinery will be shuttered at end-May if not sold. Sunoco Philadelphia 335.0 Refineries up for sale on July Marcus Hook 190.0 Sept. 6; Marcus Hook shut 2012 Dec. 1 ahead of schedule due to poor refining econo- mics. Phila. to shut in July. GULF COAST BP Texas City 406.6 FCCU No. 3 and Alkylation unit down TX for routine maintenance that began around Jan. 5 continues, a person familiar with the refinery said on Apr 5. Restart estimate not available. Conoco Belle Chasse 247.0 Refinery up for sale a Phillips LA Nov. 29 Bloomberg News report said. Exxon Baytown 560.6 Two months turnaround work got Feb Mobil TX under way on Feb. 1 at an alky- 24 lation unit and FCCU. Exxon Beaumont 345.0 Crude Unit B, Coker Unit and Mobil TX associated units shut for plan- ned maintenance on Apr 1. Work will continue for several weeks. Holly Artesia, NM 100.0 Crude runs will be reduced by Early Frontier 50% during 30 days of major turn- 2012 maintenance in early 2012, the Co. said on Aug. 5. Valero McKee TX 170.0 5 week FCCU turnaround began on May 5 March 31 weekend, the co. said on Apr 2. Vacuum unit turnaround planned in first half of 2012, company said. Expansion project announced March 2011 to increase crude oil throughput by 25,000 b/d to 195,000 b/d. Valero Meraux, LA 135.0 FCCU will be shuttered during alkylation unit turnaround main- tenance that began wk of Jan 2. Work continues the co. said on Apr 10. Valero Houston,TX 88.0 Seven weeks of FCCU maintnance end-March starting in Feb. 2012 the Co. said on Nov. 1, 2011. Valero Norco, LA 185.0 Co. on Jan. 31 said 10-weeks of April planned crude/coker unit mainte- 2012 will get under way in Feb. Hydrocracker project will pro- 2013 ceed and be completed in late 2013, the co. said on 7/27/10. Upgrade project to build 2012 a new diesel hydrotreater unit moved from 2010 to 4Q 2012. Valero Port Arthur 325.0 Hydrocracker project will pro- 2012 TX ceed and be completed in late 2012. Hydrocracker remains shut for catalyst change, the co. said on Apr 6. MIDWEST CVR Coffeyville 115.7 Final phase of turnaround work Q1 KS will begin Feb 28 at crude unit 2012 No. 2, coker, vacuum unit No. 2, hydrotreater for 4-5 weeks. First two phases concluded in Nov 2011. CVR Wynnewood 54.0 30-40 days maintenance planned Q3 OK in 3rd Q 2013, the co. said on 2013 Nov. 3, 2011. Holly Tulsa, OK 125.0 The entire refinery will be shut Late Frontier while West Plant section under- 2012 goes major turnaround maintenance in late 2012, the Co. said on Aug. 5, 2011. Husky Lima, OH 160.0 15-days of maintenance at diesel 4Q Energy hydrotreater; 29-day at aromatics 2012 unit set for 4Q 2012, the co. on Feb 9. New 20,000-b/d kerosene hydro- 1stH treater will start up in 1st 2013 half 2013, to co. said on Feb 9, 2012. 45-days of major turnaround sched- uled in 2014; 70% of units involved. Remaining 30% will under go major turnaround in 2015, the co. said on Feb 9, 2012. Husky Toledo, OH 140.0 Minor turnaround planned in mid- Energy 2012; the partial outage will last about 21 days, the co. said on Feb. 9. Tesoro Mandan, ND 58.0 Total crude-oil processing capa- 2nd Q city to increase by 17% to 68,000 2012 b/d by 2nd quarter 2012. Valero Memphis, TN 180.0 Five weeks of maintenance on early-April crude unit starting in March. 2012 2012, co. said on Nov. 1, 2011. ROCKIES WEST COAST Alon Bakersfield 14.5 Refining operations halted for CA at least one month for econo- mic reasons, a local news re- port said on Jan 15. BP Carson, CA 265.0 Planned CDU maintenance begins Mar 26 on Mar 13; flaring and emissions are expected through Apr 6. BP Ferndale, 230.0 Refinery idled after Feb. 17 End WA fire at crude unit. Planned April maintenance advanced; plant will remain shut through April. Conoco Ferndale 100.0 Turnaround maintenance under way Apr 7 WA on Mar 10 at unspecified unit or or 14 units, co. said. Traders said work will last 5-6 weeks. Conoco San Francisco 120.2 Planned turnaround maintenance Apr 8 ended the co. said on Apr 8. Traders said CDU, reformer, coker turnaround was well under way on Mar 9; published reports said the work started in mid-Feb. Tesoro West Coast N/A Q4 2011 maintenance at West Coast refineries delayed until 2012. Further details not pro vided.
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