29 October 2007 17:38 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Lyondell planned to run its 283,000 bbl/day Houston refinery in Texas at reduced rates following a fire on Friday, according to a Monday news report.
A company spokesman said a brief fire occurred on Friday at a distillation unit, according to Reuters.
The company said the unit was taken down and the refinery was expected to run at reduced rates for several days, according to Reuters.
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