Valero restarts Louisiana units after two-month turnaround

31 May 2012 22:08  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Valero’s 125,000 bbl/day Meraux refinery in Louisiana began the restart of a gasoline production unit and alkylation units that were in turnaround, a company spokesman said on Thursday.

Spokesman Bill Day said the fluid catalytic cracker, which produces the main blendstock for gasoline, and the alkylation units that make high-octane gasoline blendstock were all in restart.

He did not say when the units would be back to full capacity.

The turnaround began in late March.

By: Sheena Martin
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