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IIR Energy: U.S Crude Runs Improve, Erasing Previous Losses

U.S. crude runs improved 134,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) during the week of December 2, erasing the 114,000-BBL/d loss from…

Refinery Turnaround | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Outages | Unplanned Refinery Outage | Refinery Maintenance | CDU

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Wed Dec 07 2016

BP Continues Refinery Turnaround At Whiting Refinery

BP Products continues with planned maintenance at its 420,000 b/d Whiting, Indiana refinery. The 110,000 b/d FCCU 500 and 29,000…

BP | Refinery Turnaround | IIR Energy | Whiting Refinery | Planned Refinery Maintenance

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Fri Nov 18 2016

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million…

Crude Oil | Refinery Turnaround | Valero | Marathon | Louisiana | Texas | IIR Energy | Refinery Shutdowns | Unplanned Refinery Shutdowns

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Fri Nov 04 2016

U.S. Refinery Turnaround Season Goes into Full Swing

The beginning of the fall refinery turnaround season is officially upon us. Overall U.S. crude runs fell 253,000 barrels per day (BBL/d)…

Refinery Turnaround | US | Phillips 66 | Valero

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Fri Sep 30 2016

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…

Refinery Outage | Refinery Turnaround | Maintenance | Crude Oil | IIR Energy | FCCU | Gasoline

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Tue Aug 09 2016

IIR Energy - Motiva Experiences Unplanned Outage To Cat Cracker Unit At Louisiana Refinery

Motiva has begun shut down procedures on their 112,000 b/d RCCU (Cat Cracker) due to multiple leaks discovered on the unit at its…

Refinery Turnaround | Refinery Outage | Shutdown | Motiva | Louisiana | Shell

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Sat Jul 23 2016

IIR Energy: U.S Crude Runs Improve, Erasing Previous Losses

U.S. crude runs improved 134,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) during the week of December 2, erasing the 114,000-BBL/d loss from the week before, and pushed overall throughput to its highest mark since mid-September. US refinery turnaround activity is low, at only 425,000 BBL/d on the week, but should move lower and allow for »

BP Continues Refinery Turnaround At Whiting Refinery

BP Products continues with planned maintenance at its 420,000 b/d Whiting, Indiana refinery. The 110,000 b/d FCCU 500 and 29,000 b/d SF Alkylation work that began in mid-September is now scheduled to be completed and the units restarted on November 21, 2016 instead of November 14, 2016 as previously reported. The 90,000 Crude »

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million barrels! This is the highest crude import number in more than four years; along with a slight slowdown in crude runs, it was responsible for the massive increase in inventory. Regarding the weekly change in »

U.S. Refinery Turnaround Season Goes into Full Swing

The beginning of the fall refinery turnaround season is officially upon us. Overall U.S. crude runs fell 253,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) due to an increase in refinery turnarounds of over 400,000 BBL/d. U.S. crude distillation unit (CDU) turnarounds will increase for another two weeks before hitting a peak, so further reductions in crude »

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/ »

IIR Energy - Motiva Experiences Unplanned Outage To Cat Cracker Unit At Louisiana Refinery

Motiva has begun shut down procedures on their 112,000 b/d RCCU (Cat Cracker) due to multiple leaks discovered on the unit at its 240,000 b/d Norco, Louisiana refinery. Affect to other units are currently unknown. IIR Energy continues to monitor the situation for any return date changes. For more information on a return date for the »