29 October 2012 15:43 [Source: ICIS news]
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HOUSTON (ICIS)--Several northeast US energy producers shut down or reduced operating rates as Hurricane Sandy drew closer to the coast on Monday.
Phillips 66 shut down its 238,000 bbl/day Bayway Refinery in ?xml:namespace>
NuStar Energy shut down its 74,000 bbl/day in Paulsboro refinery in New Jersey, according to various news reported.
Hess Corporation planned to cut rates at its 70,000 bbl/day plant in Port Reading, New Jersey, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE), which quoted other news reports.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions reduced rates at its 335,000 bbl/day refinery in
The company later plans to shut down the
PBF Energy has reduced rates at its 182,200 bbl/day refinery in
According to the US Energy Information Administration, 6.5% of US refining capacity lies in Sandy's path.
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Additional reporting by Al Greenwood
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