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Refinery Status: Unit Trips Off Line At Sinclair's Wyoming refinery

Date : 07/26/2012 @ 12:49PM
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Refinery Status: Unit Trips Off Line At Sinclair's Wyoming refinery

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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.

A gas treatment unit associated with a sulfur recovery unit tripped off line on July 24 at Sinclair Oil Corp's 75,000 barrel-a-day refnery in Sinclair, Wyoming, according to the U.S. National Response Center. The unit was restarted after relaeasing an excessive amout of hydrogen sulfide.

An unplanned flaring event was in effect on July 25, at Chevron's 270,000 barrel-a-day refinery in El Segundo, Calif., according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The event was triggered by a compressor failure which led to an excessive release of sulfur dioxide. The flaring lasted for approximately 45 minutes.

A planned flaring event has been scheduled at ExxonMobil's 152,500 barrel-a-day Torrance, Calif., refinery from July 26 through July 28, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

A leaking valve caused flaring and the release of excessive amounts of sulfur dioxide on July 24, at Phillips 66 122,000 barrel-a-day Rodeo, Calif., refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a California Emergency Management Agency Hazardous Materials Spill Report.

Planned maintenance will take place at Husky Energy Inc's 160,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Toledo, Ohio, during the month of September, according to Husky's CFO Alister Cowan. No firm indications were forthcoming regarding specific units involved.

Crude runs were cut by almost 30% on July 23 at BP's 338,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Whiting, Indiana, after a small fire and coker outage took place Monday evening, according to traders doing business with the refinery.

Planned maintenance at the Husky Energy 155,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Lima, Ohio, was completed on July 20,and operations have returned to planned rates, according to traders doing business with the company

An ultraformer, also know as a reformer, will be in the process of restarting at BP's 439,000 barrel-a-day Texas City refinery. The even will run from July 23 through July 26, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

A coker was put back into service on July 17 at Tesoro's 98,000 barrel-a-day Wilmington, California refinery. In addition, a fluid catalytic cracker was also brought back on line the same day, according to marketers and traders doing buisness with the refinery.

A fluid catalytic cracker at Sunoco's 334,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Philadelphia was taken out of service on July 23, according to traders doing business with the refinery. An earlier report indicated the unit was put into restart mode on July 20.

A planned flaring event will take place on July 24 and July 25, at ExxonMobil's 152,000 barrel-a-day Torrance, Calif., refinery, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Traders indicated the flaring was the result of units being restarted.

A fire in a crude unit exchanger took place at Valero's 137,000 barrel-a-day Meraux, Louisiana, refinery on July 22, and forced the shut down of the entire refinery, according to company spokesman Bill Day. It wasn't know how long the refinery woult be out of operation.

An equipment malfunction took place on July 20, at ExxonMobil's 238,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Joliet, Illinois, according to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. It wasn't known which unit was affected.

Traders appeared confused about the status of a fluid catalytic cracker at Sunoco's 338,000 barrel-a-day Philadelphia refinery, but best indications from traders was the unit came down on July 23. An earlier report had the unit in restart on July 20. In addition, an exchanger on an alkylation unit was taken out of service on July 18.

Flint Hills Resources will bring down a light olefins unit at it's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery on July 23, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The unit will be down for maintenance until July 30.

A flaring event is scheduled to take place from July 22, through July 25, at Phillips 66 140,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Wilmington, Calif., according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Traders gave firm indications regarding the restart of some refining units.

Valero's 147,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas, was running at planned rates on July 20 after a couple of days of planned maintenance on a so-called light ends unit, according to company spokesman Bill Day.

A flaring event was roported on July 19 at Lyondell Basell's refinery in Houston, Texas.

The restart of a new crude unit at Motiva Enterprise's 600,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, will be delayed until early 2013, after being taken out of service on June 24, due to an accidental corrosive incident, according to trading sources doing business with the company.

Phillips 66 completed maintenance work on July 19 at it's 200,000 barrel-a-day Ponca City, Oklahoma, refinery on July 19, according to traders doing business with the refinery. Planned maintenance began on July 10.

Maintenance work at Phillips 66 140,000 barrel-a-day Wilmington, Calif., refinery was completed on July 19, according to marketers and trades doing business with the company. Planned maintenance began on July 9, resulting in the shut down of the hydrogen plant.

A compressor leak was discovered at Flint Hills Resources refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, on July 18, according to the Texas Comission on Environmental Quality. The leak resulted in the take down of a gasoline hydrogenation unit.

A compressor at Alon USA Energy's 68,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Big Spring, Texas, was taken out of service on July 16, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The compressor, which lead to a crude unit, is undergoing maintenance.

Refining units were back on line July 18, at Citgo's 164,000 barrel-a-day Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery, according to traders ding buisness with the refinery. Units were affected by a cooling unit leak and a flash fire late July 16.

Petrobras 103,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Pasadena, Texas was in the process of restarting on July 18 after a July 17, shutdown following a power outage caused by adverse weather conditions, according to traders doing business with the refiner

A power outage caused by adverse weather conditions forced the temporary shutdown of Petrobras 103,000 barrel-a-day Pasadena, Texas, refinery on July 17, according to local reports.

A sulfur recovery unit at Shell's 148,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Anacortes, Washington, was back on line July 17 after being taken out of service on July 8, according to traders doing business in the Pacific Northwest. As a result of the downtime and maintenance on the Olympic Pipeline, spot gasoline differentials were ups stantially over the previous six business days.

A sulfur recovery unit was upset early afternoon on July 17 at Valero's 170,000 barrel-a-day McKee refinery in Sunray, Texas, according to the Texas Commission on Envoronmental Quality

A fluid catalytic cracker was back in service on July 17 at Tesoro's 105,000 barrel-a-day Wilmington, Calif., refinery, according to traders and marketers doing business with the company. The unit was taken of service on June 11. It wasn't know if a delayed coking unit, tken out of service on July 9, was also back in service.

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 
 
Phillips  Ponca City,  198.4  Maintenance being done 
   66       Okla.             on unspecified units. 
 
 
 
CVR Energy Wynnewood, 
            Okla. 
GULF COAST 
 
Exxon      Beaumont,   344.5  Unplanned work on unspecified 
 Mobil       Texas            units. 
 
 
Motiva   Port Arthur   600.0  Newly commissioned 325,000-b/d 
         TX                   CDU was shut by a small fire 
                              over the Jun 9-10 weekend. 
 
MIDWEST 
 
Husky    Lima, OH      155.0  Planned maintenace started on July 
                              16. Company said supply will not be 
                              impacted. No finishing date given. 
ROCKIES 
 
WEST COAST 
 
 
PLANNED 
 
CANADA 
 
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 
 
Monroe   Trainer, PA   185.0  Delta Airlines subsidiary buys     Late 
Energy                        refinery in April, plans turn-     Summer 
                              around through summer. Startup     2012 
                              planned in late summer. 
 
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 
 
Phillips Belle Chasse  247.0  Refinery up for sale a Nov. 29 
66       LA                   Bloomberg News report said. 
 
Valero   McKee    TX   170.0  Expansion project announced 
                              March 2011 to increase crude oil 
                              throughput by 25,000 b/d to 
                              195,000 b/d. 
 
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 

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                              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 
 
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 
 
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   Wilmington     97.0  Planned maintenance underway at 
         CA                   unspecified units, the co. said 
                              on June 6. No restart estimate. 
 
 
 
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