15 January 2013 10:56 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical has reduced its daily crude throughout by 19% to 38,000 tonnes after an oil leak at the Zhanjiang-Maoming crude pipeline on 13 January, a company source said on Tuesday.
The refiner may ramp up its throughput to 47,000 tonnes/day in two or three days, according to the source.
Sinopec Maoming runs a 360,000 bbl/day refinery that mainly processes sour crude from the Middle East.
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