Key Global Refinery Maintenance Outage Updates
Petro San Felix remains on schedule to perform a 60-day planned plant-wide turnaround in early October 2016 at its 160,000 b/d Petro San Felix Venezuela Crude Upgrader. Units will resume activities by the end of November, 2016.
Par Hawaii Refining LLC is in the process of completing a planned plant wide maintenance turnaround at its 75,000 b/d refinery, located in Kapolei, Hawaii that began on July 7, 2016. The units are expected to complete repairs and be restarted later this week, August 11, 2016.
Phillips 66 returned their 120,000 b/d FCCU, 35,000 b/d HF Alky, 33,000 b/d Reformer 139, 53,000 b/d Gasoline Desulfurizer 294 Hydrotreater, and 35,000 b/d Gulfiner to normal operations on August 5, 2016 at its 250,000 b/d Belle Chasse, Louisiana, Alliance Refinery. The 70,000 b/d Diesel Straight Run HT 292 remains offline with hopes to return the unit to service by the end of this week, August, 12, 2016. The units were forced offline on August 1, 2016 due to loss of steam caused by boiler issues.
HollyFrontier, this past weekend, August 6, 2016, restarted the 9,000 b/d delayed Coker at its West Plant at its 125,000 b/d refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery. The unit was forced to shut down on June 22, 2016.
IIR has confirmed that Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS) will conduct a 30-day plant wide maintenance turnaround at its 97,000 BBL Pancevo Refinery, Serbia. Planned maintenance and repairs are expected to kick off on August 23, 2016 and completion is expected by September 22, 2016. Meanwhile, the planned plant-wide Turnaround, planned for 2017 is still on schedule to be performed in Q3 2017
Phillips 66 at its 145,000 b/d Borger, Texas refinery is performing minor work on 30,000 b/d FCCU 29, and 30,000 b/d FCCU 40. The units are expected to remain fully operational during the repairs which may result in excess emissions intermittently during this time period. The work on the units ESPs and a boiler is expected to take about a month. No other units will be affected by this work.
Abadan Oil Refining Company (AORC) continues with a 30-day planned maintenance turnaround on the 80,000 b/d Crude Distillation Unit 70, 90,000 b/d Visbreaker Unit, 6,000 b/d Vacuum Distillation Unit 1 and 15,000 b/d Vacuum Distillation Unit 2 at its 450,000 b/d Abadan Refinery, Iran that began on August 4, 2016. The turnaround previously was scheduled to begin on September 23, 2016 but due to fire in the CDU 70 product supply line to storage tanks, the shutdown has been accelerated, units are now expected to return to normal operations by September 3, 2016.
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