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U.S. Refineries See Sharp Drop in Throughput

The spring turnaround season at U.S. refineries is already here. More surprisingly, refineries have seen a massive, 865,000-barrel-per-day drop in crude throughput during…

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William Ploch

Thu Feb 14 2019

What Winter? U.S. Refineries Already at Spring Turnarounds

According to IIR Energy's David Elpers, the spring turnaround season already is in full force at U.S. refineries, and it may have already peaked.…

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William Ploch

Mon Feb 04 2019

Global Refining's FCCU Activity Abounds in 2019

Industrial Info is tracking planned fluidized and resid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capital spending projects worth $674 million that are scheduled to begin construction this…

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William Ploch

Tue Jan 08 2019

Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months,…

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Industrial Info

Fri May 04 2018

U.S. Refineries See Sharp Drop in Throughput

The spring turnaround season at U.S. refineries is already here. More surprisingly, refineries have seen a massive, 865,000-barrel-per-day drop in crude throughput during a single reporting period. Timing is everything, though, and just as PADD 3 was set to begin its "peak" week for planned maintenance, several other regions were hit with unplanned outages. The " »

What Winter? U.S. Refineries Already at Spring Turnarounds

According to IIR Energy's David Elpers, the spring turnaround season already is in full force at U.S. refineries, and it may have already peaked. The findings are based on a recent analysis of U.S. crude runs and data from last week's report from the U.S. Department of Energy. This week’s stats showed a substantial drop in »

Global Refining's FCCU Activity Abounds in 2019

Industrial Info is tracking planned fluidized and resid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capital spending projects worth $674 million that are scheduled to begin construction this year at 49 petroleum refineries globally. The North American market will see the majority of the spend, followed by Asia (see graph below). More than $200 million worth of project activity is planned to begin »

Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months, after a fire struck the 225,000-BBL/d oil refinery on April 19. Also, Valero has accelerated six weeks of planned refinery maintenance, previously scheduled for early January 2019, for the adjacent 88,000-BBL/d »