01 May 2012 16:51 [Source: ICIS news]
MEDELLIN, Colombia (ICIS)--Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) shut down the process plants at its Antonio Dovali Jaime refinery in southern Mexico after a power outage, the state-owned oil company said on Tuesday.
“The technical team is investigating the cause of the outage,” Pemex said. It was not known when the refinery will restart operations.
The refinery, which is in the port city of Salina Cruz in the southern state of Oaxaca, was built in 1979, with the goal of reducing Mexico’s rising US gasoline, refined product and petrochemical imports.
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