Natural Gas
Enviva Nears Commissioning of Gas-to-Liquids Plant in Oklahoma
Envia Energy is in the final commissioning phase for a gas-to-liquids plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The plant will have a production capacity of 225 barrels per day (BBL/d) with a mix of diesel, naptha and synthetic waxes, and it will utilize methane gas from a landfill as feedstock. The plant is expected to be fully operational in early June 2017. Enviva is a joint venture among Waste Management Incorporated, NRG Energy, Ventech Engineers and Velocys. The company was created in March 2014 to develop a series of gas-to-liquid plants to produce renewable fuels and chemicals from a combination of landfill gas and natural gas. (South Central) (Plant: 3118578)

Brazos Electric Power Reschedules Outage at Jack County Station in Texas
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative is rescheduling a planned outage at its Jack County Generation Station near Jacksboro, Texas. It is now scheduled to run from Friday, April 14, to Thursday, April 27; previously, it had been scheduled for April 1 through April 14. Work includes borescope inspections; minor HRSG maintenance; balance-of-plant maintenance; cleaning, inspecting and repairing of seals, bearings, valves, pumps and motors; equipment calibrations; filter and oil change-out; and summer preparations. Brazos Electric is the largest generation and transmission cooperative in Texas and is responsible for generating and transporting wholesale electricity to its 16 member-owner distribution cooperatives and two municipal systems, according to Fluor Corporation, which provided EPC work at the plant. (ERCOT) (Plant: 1043282; Outage: 310286, 310287, 310275)

Acadia Power Extends Outage at Louisiana Facility
Acadia Power Partners LLC is extending a planned outage at its Acadia Energy Center near Eunice, Louisiana. It is now scheduled to run from through Friday, April 14; previously, it had been expected to end Sunday, April 2. Work includes balance-of-plant inspections and maintenance on the borescope, valves, calibration, check filters and controls. (SPP) (Plant: 1043960; Outage: 284564, 284566, 284567)

Phillips 66 Returns Bayway Refinery to Normal Operating Levels
Phillips 66 returned to normal operating levels on Tuesday, March 28, at its 230,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Bayway Refinery in Linden, New Jersey, after completing planned maintenance that started in early February 2017. The 115,000-BBL/d Crude Pipestill 7A (Sweet) and the 115,000-BBL/d Crude 7B (Sweet), which have been ramping up since March 24, are now fully operational. The 26,000-BBL/d Reformer 2 and associated units were restarted on Saturday, March 25. The refinery processes mainly light, low-sulfur crude oil, according to the company's web site. Crude oil is supplied to the refinery by tanker from Canada and West Africa, and U.S.-advantaged crude is supplied through a combination of rail and marine transport. (PADD I) (Plant: 1508498)

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