18 March 2011 13:11 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japanese refiners JX Nippon Oil & Energy and Cosmo Oil have raised production at their refineries in western ?xml:namespace>
JX Energy said it raised production at its 136,000 bbl/day
Four refineries with a total capacity of about 887,500 bbl/day remain shutdown following the earthquake on 11 March. These include three refineries owned by JX Energy - the 145,000 bbl/day Sendai refinery located in the Miyagi prefecture in northeast Japan, the 252,500 bbl/day Kashima refinery in Ibaraki prefecture and the 270,000 bbl/day Negishi refinery in Kanagawa prefecture just south of Tokyo.
However, JX Energy plans to restart the Negishi refinery next week and restarted tank truck deliveries from the refinery on Thursday, company officials said. No restart dates for the
The fourth refinery, Cosmo Oil’s 220,000 bbl/day
Two other refineries have resumed operations in recent days, after being shutdown in the aftermath of the earthquake.
TonenGeneral Sekiyu restarted its 335,000 bbl/day
ExxonMobil holds a 50.2% share in TonenGeneral, and a 50.0% stake in Kyokuto Petroleum Industries (KPI).
A total of six refineries with a total capacity of 1.4m bbl/day - around 30% of
The country’s total refining capacity stands at some 4.52m bbl/day, according to data from the Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ). In 2009
Data from the PAJ the week prior to the earthquake showed that
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