Japan's JX restarts Oita CDU on 1 September on schedule

03 September 2012 06:47  [Source: ICIS news]

TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s largest refiner JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corp has restarted the sole crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 136,000 bbl/day Oita refinery as scheduled on 1 September, a company spokesman said on Monday.

The spokesman declined to state the current operating rate, however.

JX had shut the CDU on 16 August due to a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) leakage from the unit.

The Oita refinery is located on the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan.

By: Tomomi Yokomura
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