25 May 2012 09:44 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japanese refiner Cosmo Oil expects to restart its 120,000 bbl/day No 2 crude distillation unit (CDU) at the firm’s ?xml:namespace>
The No 2 CDU at the 220,000 bbl/day refinery was shut on 3 May this year.
The unit was previously restarted on 30 March this year for the first time since the whole refinery was shut after it was damaged by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that hit northeast
Fire and explosions triggered by the earthquake destroyed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks at the refinery.
Cosmo Oil resumed production at its 100,000 bbl/day No 1 CDU on 20 April this year.
The No 1 CDU is scheduled to be shut for maintenance from 22 September to 16 November this year, the company source said.
The company also has a 100,000 bbl/day refinery in
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