US CITGO Illinois refinery unit to be repaired within week

30 July 2012 19:39  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Refiner CITGO is performing maintenance work on its fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at its Lemont refinery in Illinois, a company official said on Monday.

The FCC unit at the 167,000 bbl/day refinery was shut down on 28 July following an equipment issue, CITGO said in a filing with state regulators.

“We expect to complete repairs within the week,” the official said.

The official declined to comment on the amount of production was affected.

By: Anna Matherne

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