India's top refiner to fully shut refinery for maintenance

Indian Oil Corp, the country’s top refiner, plans to fully shut its 160,000 barrels per day Mathura refinery in northern Uttar Pradesh state for about 38 days from November for routine maintenance, sources said. 

The refiner also plans to shut a fluidized catalytic cracker for 54 days from November and a continuous catalytic reformer for 35 days for routine maintenance.

Besides, the refiner will also shut a diesel hydrotreater for 77 days in October-December, the sources said.
IOC did not respond to a Reuters email seeking comments.
IOC’s Mathura refinery is capable of producing Euro VI compliant fuel, which India plans to introduce from April 2020.
(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Shreejay Sinha)

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