US Valero refinery maintains production after valve failure

29 June 2012 17:28  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--A valve failure at Valero’s 170,000 bbl/day Sunray refinery in Texas did not affect production, a spokesman said on Friday.

The refinery released materials following an internal relief valve failure, according to a filing with the National Response Center.

“The report was filed following a small leak from a faulty valve yesterday. There was no material impact on production,” Valero spokesman Bill Day said.

The filing said the release was secured.

By: Anna Matherne

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