Hess restarts New Jersey refinery after Hurricane Sandy

15 November 2012 15:52  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Hess has begun the restart process at its Port Reading refinery in New Jersey, which was shut after Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.

The 70,000 bbl/day refinery should resume production by Saturday, the Hess spokesperson said.

The Port Reading refinery and Phillips 66’s 238,000 bbl/day Bayway refinery in New Jersey were the last refineries in the region to restart following the hurricane.

On 12 November, Phillips 66 said the Bayway refinery will resume normal operations in two to three weeks.

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