The following list includes planned and
unplanned production outages at US refineries as reported over
the past 10 days by Dow Jones Newswires. The information
is compiled from both official and unofficial refining sources and does not
purport to be a comprehensive list.
Citgo Petroleum said a compressor at its refinery in Lemont
lll, had recently returned to service after completion of
planned repairs. The work, under way wasn't expected to affect
production levels, the company said at that time.
Phillips 66 said a
furnace problem at its Sweeny Refinery in Old Ocean, Texas, caused
Unit 35, previously identified as an Aromatics Unit, to shut
down in its report to Texas state environmental regulators. The
emissions event lasted just under 12 hours, the filing to the
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said.
Phillips 66 said a process leak on a hydrocracker unit at
its Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois, resulted in an
11.5 hour release of hydrogen sulfide and flaring, a filing to
regulators said. The current status of operations at the unit
Tesoro reported the startup of an unspecified major
processing unit at its Golden Eagle Refinery in Martinez to state
environmental regulators. It wasn't clear if the restart was
associated with partial, brief power outage. Four major process
units affected by it were in restart, the company said.
Valero Energy reported maintenance on soot blowers at its
McKee Refinery in Sunray, Texas, to state environmental
regulators. The work was expected to last through the weekend
and had no material effect on production, a company spokesman
A leak was discovered in a process pipe at ExxonMobil, Baton
Rouge refinery, the company reported.
Motiva Enterprises said that it is conducting scheduled maintenance at its Norco
Manufacturing Complex in Norco. The company declined to say
which units were affected. A notice on a parish website said
noise and steam related to the work would continue for two
ExxonMobil reported that a safety valve relieved during a
hydrogen compressor shutdown at its Baytown, Texas, facility,
resulting in flaring.
Western Refining said the key gasoline
producing fluid catalytic cracking unit at its refinery in El Paso, Texas, had
resumed normal operations following a recent restart. The unit
was taken out of service, traders doing business in the region
Dow Jones Newswires