Lyondell to Restart Damaged Coker at Houston Refinery within the Next Month

Reuters, May 17, 2016

LyondellBasell will reportedly be finished with repairs and restarting a coker unit at the company's 263,000 bpd refinery in Houston by mid-June. The coker unit has been shut down since April 8th when a fire broke out in the 42,000 bpd delayed coking unit and required numerous fire fighting teams to extinguish. Production has been cut significantly while the unit has been undergoing repairs.


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