21 June 2013 17:47 [Source: ICIS news]
MEDELLIN, Colombia (ICIS)--Petroleos de Venezuela's (PDVSA) Cardon refinery in the Falcon state resumed operations at the hydroprocessing plant after maintenance was completed, a source familiar with the state-owned oil company's operations said on Friday.
Maintenance, which began in October 2012, included the overhaul of 83 heat exchangers, 10 towers, 47 drums, a boiler and 5,000 kilometres of pipelines, according to PDVSA.
The Cardon refinery, the second largest in the country, has a refining capacity of 310,000 bbl/day and 4,800 bbl/day Group I base oil, according to PDVSA.
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