US Valero shuts FCC after fire at Texas refinery

05 November 2012 17:49  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US refiner Valero shut the fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at its Port Arthur refinery in Texas after a fire at a pump, a company spokesman said on Monday.

The fire at the 292,000 bbl/day refinery occurred on Saturday.

Valero does not have an estimate on the duration of this outage, company spokesman Bill Day said.

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