Idemitsu Kosan plans mid-June turnaround at Hokkaido refinery

26 May 2014 07:36  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan will shutdown its 160,000 bbl/day refinery in Hokkaido in the middle of June for scheduled maintenance, a source close to the company source said on Monday.

The refinery is expected to be restarted a month later in in mid July, the source said, adding that exact dates for the turnaround are not immediately available.

Idemitsu operates three refineries in Japan with a combined capacity of 555,000 bbl/day.

The Hokkaido refinery supplies oil products to Hokkaido and the northeast region of the main Japanese island of Honshu.

By: James Dennis
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