Brazil Petrobras to resume petcoke production at Reduc refinery

07 January 2014 18:47 Source:ICIS News

CAMPINAS, Brazil (ICIS)--Brazil energy producer Petrobras should resume petroleum coke (petcoke) production at its Duque de Caxias (Reduc) refinery in Rio de Janeiro by 10 January, the company said on Tuesday.

Petrobras had halted its coke operations following a fire on 4 January.

According to Petrobras, the rest of the refinery operates normally and market supplies were not affected.

Reduc processes about 55 products in 43 units and is one of the country's largest refineries.

By Leo Siqueira