DOW JONES NEWSWIRES 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. Traders doing business with Chevron Corp. (CVX) on May 14 said the May 12 planned unit shutdown at Chevron's Richmond, Calif., refinery involves the FCCU and hydrotreater unit. Maintenance is expected to last for two weeks, they said. Chevron on May 12 notified California state environmental regulators of possible emissions during the unit shutdown. Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on May 14 said work is progressing to restart the compressor that malfunctioned last week at its oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, occurred at the same coker unit recently restarted after several weeks of turnaround maintenance; it was operating at normal rates on May 10, company spokeswoman Kathleen Jackson said at that time. Separately, on May 14, Exxon Mobil said a hydrocracker unit taken off line on May 10 is returning to normal operations following repairs to its recycle compressor. Sunoco Inc.'s (SUN) Philadelphia refinery crude unit shut by a brief fire on May 9 is expected to restart on May 17, a person familiar with the plant said on May 14. Phillips 66 (PSX) on May 12 said complex personnel worked to restore normal operations at its Sweeny refinery in Old Ocean, Texas, after power was restored following an interruption earlier in the day, according to a filing to state regulators. Several units were listed as the sources of the emissions, including the sulfur recovery complex and regenerative thermal oxidizer. Flint Hills Resources, LP, on May 12 said the combination of coker unit maintenance and the restart of a compressor at the plant's hydrocracker unit caused an emissions and flaring at its in Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery, according to a filing to state regulators. Shell Oil (RDSB.LN, RDSA.LN) on May 12 said a lube hydrocracking unit was shut unplanned at its joint venture Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, after a relatively brief fire at an associated heater, according to a filing to state regulators. Pasadena Refining Systems Inc. on May 12 said the key gasoline-making fluid catalytic cracking unit at its oil refinery in Pasadena, Texas, was shut when a loss of power caused two steam-producing boilers to go off line. Repairs to the power system were commenced," the filing to the TCEQ said. Valero Energy Corp. (VLO) on May 11 said the restart of an FCCU at its McKee, Texas, refinery is underway following turnaround maintenance that began on March 31. Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on May 11 said crude and coker unit turnaround maintenance at its Beaumont, Texas, refinery was completed and the units are at normal operations; the turnaround started on April 29. Separately, a hydrocracker unit was shut on May 10 for unplanned compressor repair. It will restart as soon as possible, the company said. Citgo Petroleum Corp. on May 10 reported equipment failure and emissions at it's Lemont, Illinois, refinery to state environmental regulators. A portion of the plant has been off line since April 29 for 30 days of planned maintenance, a filing to environmental regulators said. Valero Energy (VLO) on May 10 said the restart of the Meraux, La., refinery alkylation unit and FCCU is being evaluated for cost-effectiveness. The units were shut Jan. 2 of extensive turnaround maintenance. Restart activities continue at BP's (BP) Cherry Point refinery although the crude unit was shut down on May 9 for adjustments, a person familiar with operations at the plant said on May 10. The refinery is on track for mid-May return to 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 Sunoco Philadelphia 330.0 Girard Point crude unit seen May 17 PA restarting on May 17; it was shut by May 9 fire. MIDWEST GULF COAST Exxon Beaumont 345.0 Work to restart coker unit Mobil TX compressor continues, the co. said on May 14. Hydrocracker unit shut on May May 14 10 is returning to normal ops, the co. said on May 14. Motiva Port Arthur 600.0 Brief fire on May 12 shuts lube TX hydrocracking unit- filing. Pasadena Pasadena TX 100.0 FCCU shut on May 12 due to steam Refining loss when boilers shut on power interruption. Work to rebuild coker unit damaged in Dec. 2011 fire will begin, the co. said on May 4. Phillips Sweeny TX 247.0 Efforts to resume normal rates 66 continue following power out- age earlier in the day, the co. on May 12- filing. MIDWEST ROCKIES Sinclair Sinclair 80.0 Flash fire on May 8 at gas re- WY covery unit injures four workers. The refinery suffered little to no damage, the co. said. WEST COAST BP Ferndale, 230.0 Crude unit shut May 10 during mid-May WA restart activities for "adjustment." Plant still on track for mid-May restart following plant-wide shut- down Feb 17 due to crude unit fire. PLANNED CANADA Husky Saskatchewan 21-days maintenance set in 1stH Upgrader first half 2012 at hydrogen 2012 plant, the co. said on Feb 9. Husky Saskatchewan Major turnaround to take place Spring Refinery in spring of 2013. Plant-wide 2013 shutdown for inspection and equipment repairs. CARIBBEAN HOVENSA St. Croix 350.0 Refinery shutdown completed, the Feb 21 co. said on Feb. 21. The facility 2012 will be operated as a products storage terminal. Valero Aruba 235.0 Operations will be suspended at the end of March due to eco- nomics, the co. said on Mar 19. EAST COAST Phillips Trainer, PA 185.0 Delta Airlines buys refinery 66 on April 30, 2012. Operations were idled on Sept. 30, 2011 for economic reasons. PBF Delaware City 190.0 Planned work currently under way Energy DE the co. said on May 7. Scope and duration not disclosed. 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 BP Texas City 406.6 FCCU No. 3 and Alkylation unit N/A TX down for routine maintenance that began around Jan. 5 continues, a person familiar with the refinery said on May 11. Restart estimate not available. Flint Corpus 300.0 Coker unit maintenance combined Hills Christi TX with hydrocracker unit restart to cause emissions and flaring on May 12. Exxon Beaumont 345.0 Crude Unit B, Coker Unit and May 11 Mobil TX associated units at normal rates 2012 following turnaround maintenance that started on Apr 1, the co. said on May 11. Holly Artesia, NM 100.0 Crude runs will be reduced by Early Frontier 50% during 30 days of major turn- 2012 maintenance in early 2012, the Co. said on Aug. 5. Phillips Belle Chasse 247.0 Refinery up for sale a 66 LA Nov. 29 Bloomberg News report said. Valero McKee TX 170.0 FCCU in restart after turnaround May 11 that began on Mar 31 the co. said on May 11. Vacuum unit turnaround planned in first half of 2012, company said. Expansion project announced March 2011 to increase crude oil throughput by 25,000 b/d to 195,000 b/d. Valero Meraux, LA 135.0 Co. on May 14 said the restart N/A of alky and FCC units is being assessed for economic reasons. The units were shut Jan. 2 for extensive turnaround maintenance. 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 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 Citgo Lemont, IL 167.0 Equipment failure and emissions reported on May 10. Unclear if event is associated with planned maintenance currently under way. Portion of refinery shut for May 29 30 days of planned maintenance, on Apr 29 the co. said. No details provided. 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 2014 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 Alon Bakersfield 14.5 Hydrocraker Unit to restart Mid-May CA mid-May traders said on May 4. Chevron Richmond 246.0 Source on May 14 said units in- May 28 CA volved in May 12 planned shutdown include FCCU and hydrotreater. Work to last for two weeks. 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 Martinez 166.0 Hydrocracker has been shut for May 11- two weeks of maintenance, traders 13 said on May 2.