JX Nippon Oil & Energy's Muroran refinery at high rates after restart

14 June 2013 12:45  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--JX Nippon Oil & Energy is running its 180,000 bbl/day Muroran refinery at high rates after it was restarted on 9 June following a close to a month-long turnaround,  a source at Japan’s largest refiner said on Friday.

The Muroran refinery is located on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

The company did not specify the exact operating rates.

The aromatics facility at the site is able to produce 120,000 tonnes/year of benzene and 400,000 tonnes/year of mixed xylenes, the source said.

By: Ong Sheau Ling
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