Hydrocracker Compressor Shut Down at ExxonMobil's Torrance Refinery

Reuters, June 3, 2016

ExxonMobil was reportedly forced to shut down a hydrocracker compressor earlier this week at the company's 155,000 bpd Torrance Refinery. No details have been released as to the cause of the shutdown, however Reuters reports that repairs are expected to take at least a couple of weeks. This comes less than a month after the refinery restarted operations following a 2015 explosion caused by over-pressurization that rocked the facility and nearby community. 


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