By ROSE MARTON-VITALE
Flint Hills Resources on Monday said an unspecified unit was
shut in the East Plant section of its refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The shut down process caused a flaring event at the
70,000-bpd East Plant, which was reported to local emergency
There were no injuries associated with the event, nor was
there a call for the community to take action. The seal pump
fire was extinguished quickly, company spokeswoman Katie
The Corpus Christi refinery's total East and West Plant
throughput capacity is 300,000 bpd.
Independent refining company Flint Hills
Resources is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch
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