Oklahoma refineries unshaken by earthquake

07 November 2011 22:21  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Oklahoma refineries were not impacted by the largest earthquake recorded in the state on 5 November, company spokesmen said.

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook central Oklahoma late on 5 November, with dozens of aftershocks measuring at least 3.0-magnitude on 6 November, according to the US Geological Survey. There was a foreshock of 4.7-magnitude.

Spokesman Bill Day for Valero said its 85,000 bbl/day Ardmore refinery was not affected.

Media relations for Holly Energy said its 70,300 bbl/day Tulsa East refinery was not impacted and Janet Grothe with ConocoPhillips said its 198,400 bbl/day Ponca City refinery experienced no impact from the earthquake.

By: Sheena Martin
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