Leak Reported at Marathon's Galveston Bay Refinery

Dow Jones Business, May 23, 2016

Marathon Petroleum Corp. experienced a leak last week at the company's 450,000 bpd Galveston Bay refinery. According to the refinery, the leak was discovered in the plant's Cat Feed Hydrotreating Unit, which removes sulfur and nitrogen from gas oil that is used to make gasoline. The leak was quickly isolated and the unit was taken offline until repairs can be made. The cause of the leak has not been released.


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