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Refinery Status: Motiva's New Port Arthur CDU Restarted
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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.
Motiva Enterprises on June 9 said operations at the newly-commissioned crude unit at it's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery were stabilized after uncontrolled combustion occurred within the unit during start-up procedures, a filing to regulators said. The units was take out of service on June 4 to repair leaking valves, a person familiar with the plant said on June 6. 600K
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on June 9 reported planned flaring at its Torrance, Calif., refinery to Calif. state regulators. The company on June 4 said several units, including a coker, pretreater and hydrogen unit, were scheduled for several weeks of planned maintenance and that flaring could be visible between June 4 and 13. 149.5K
Shell Oil Co. (RDSA, RDSB) on June 8 reported flaring and a release of sulfur dioxide at its San Francisco-area refinery in Martinez, Calif. THe cause wasn't known and no other details were provided in a filing to Calif. state regulators. 165K
Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) on June 8 told Dow Jones Newswires that planned maintenance was under way at a number of operating units at its refinery in Robinson, Ill. No other details were provided. 206K
Delek US Holdings Inc. (DK) reported flaring at its oil refinery in Tyler, Texas due to a compressor malfunction at the plant's coker unit. The upset caused emissions to be routed to the plant's FCCU No. 2 safety flare the company said in a report to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The status of operations wasn't specified in the report. 62K
Citgo Corp. on June 7 said West Plant rates at its Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery had been reduced after an amine system upset forced the shutdown of sulfur unit trains; the status of operations wasn't specfied. 165K
Tesoro Corp. (TSO) on June 6 said unspecified planned maintenance is under way at its Wilmington, Calif., refinery. The unit, or units, involved in the work wasn't disclosed.
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 GULF COAST BP Texas City, 475.0 FCCU No. 3 restarted on June 5 June 5 TX after shutting down unplanned during the restart process on May 24. The unit was returning from 5 months of maintenance. Citgo Corpus 165.0 Amine system upset on June 8 Christi, TX caused SRU trains to shut down. No other details provided -Filing Delek Tyler, TX 62.0 Coker unit compressor upset resulted in emissions at FCCU flare on June 8 - filing. Status of operations unclear. Motiva Port Arthur 600.0 Newly-commissioned 325,000-b/d June 9 TX crude unit shut stabilized on June 9 after combustion occurred during start-up. Unit shut on June 4 to repair leaking valves. MIDWEST ROCKIES Suncor Commerce 94.0 FCCU down because of problem City, CO. with compressor. No restart date given. WEST COAST Phillips Rodeo, CA 76.0 Recent maintenance has been 66 concluded the co. said on June 5. Flaring due to restart of unspecified unit was reported on May 31. 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 EAST COAST Phillips Trainer, PA 185.0 Delta Airlines buys refinery 66 on April 30, 2012. Operations were idled on Sept. 30, 2011 for economic reasons. PBF Delaware City 190.0 Planned work currently under way Energy DE the co. said on May 7. Scope and duration not disclosed. Sunoco Philadelphia 335.0 Energy Partners buys Sunoco Inc.; PA deal to close 4Q 2012. Sunoco Marcus Hook 190.0 Marcus Hook shut Dec. 1 ahead of schedule due to poor refining econo- economics. GULF COAST Flint Corpus 300.0 Coker unit maintenance combined Hills Christi TX with hydrocracker unit restart to cause emissions and flaring on May 12. 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. Phillips Belle Chasse 247.0 Refinery up for sale a 66 LA Nov. 29 Bloomberg News report said. Valero McKee TX 170.0 FCCU in restart after turnaround May 11 that began on Mar 31 the co. said on May 11. 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 Co. on May 16 said the alky and June 1 FCCU shut Jan 2 for turnaround are restarting and at normal rates by June 1. Valero Norco, LA 185.0 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. MIDWEST Citgo Lemont, IL 167.0 FCCU restarted on May 17; unclear May 17 when unit shut down. Equipment failure and emissions reported on May 10. Portion of refinery shut for May 29 30 days of planned maintenance, on Apr 29 the co. said. No details provided. 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 scheduled 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- mid-2012 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. ROCKIES WEST COAST Alon Bakersfield 14.5 Hydrocraker Unit to restart Mid-May CA mid-May traders said on May 4. BP Carson, CA 265.0 Planned flaring may occur Jun 8-11; not associated with equipment breakdown- filing. Chevron Richmond 246.0 Source on May 14 said units in- May 28 CA volved in May 12 planned shutdown include FCCU and hydrotreater. Work to last for two weeks. Exxon Torrance 155.0 Several units will be shut for Mobil CA planned maintenance, including hydrogen, coker and pretreater starting June 4. Work will take several weeks to complete, the co. said on June 4. Shell Martinez 156.4 Scheduled work (unspecified) CA is underway, the co. said on Apr 27. Traders said crude and coker unit involved; end date not provided. Tesoro Martinez 166.0 Hydrocracker has been shut for May 11- CA two weeks of maintenance, traders 13 said on May 2. Tesoro Wilmington 97.0 Planned maintenance underway at CA unspecified units, the co. said on June 6. No restart estimate.
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