BP to shut Indiana refinery FCC for six weeks
BP is shutting a fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) at its 420,000 bpd refinery in Whiting, Indiana, for six weeks of planned maintenance work that starts today, a person familiar with operations said.
By BARBARA POWELL
BP is shutting a fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) at its
for six weeks of planned
work that starts today, a person familiar with operations
is being conducted on
the No. 600 catalytic cracker, said the person, who asked not
to be identified because the information isnt
The unit has a capacity of 80,000 bpd and is the smaller of
two catalytic crackers at the refinery
, according to a filing
with state regulators.
Scott Dean, a spokesman for BP in Warrenville, Illinois,
declined to comment.
The 420,000-bpd Whiting refinery
is the largest serving
the Midwest market. Gasoline for prompt delivery in the
Chicago spot market rose 3.5 cents to a 3.5-cent discount to
New York Mercantile Exchange futures on Monday, the strongest
level since October.