Japan’s Taiyo Oil to temporarily shut down Shikoku refinery in 2014

30 October 2013 14:11  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Taiyo Oil plans a full shutdown at its 120,000 bbl/day Shikoku refinery from June 2014 for scheduled maintenance, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The full shutdown of the Shikoku refinery will start in June 2014 and will last 60-80 days.

Refining units at the Shikoku refinery include two crude distillation units (CDUs) comprising the 88,000 bbl/day CDU No1 and the 32,000 bbl/day CDU No 2.

The refinery also has a 27,000 bbl/day vacuum distillation unit, a 19,000 bbl/day hydrocracker, a 25,000 bbl/day residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) and a 37,000 bbl/day naphtha reformer.

By: James Dennis
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