17 February 2012 16:11 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US refiner Valero had to shut down a delayed coker unit at its 292,000 bbl/day Port Arthur refinery in Texas as a result of an interruption to its power supply, market sources said on Friday.
On Thursday, the power supply failed at a terminal box containing data and process information for the delayed coker unit, according to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
The unit was shut down and stabilised, and the event is under investigation, the filing said.
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