Shell's Convent, Louisiana Refinery Hydrocracker Back in Production

Reuters, December 19, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Plc brought the hydrocracker at its at its 209,787-barrel-per-day (bpd) Convent, Louisiana, refinery back into production after fixing a malfunction on Tuesday, said sources familiar with plant operations.

On Tuesday afternoon Shell was raising the production level on the 45,000 bpd heavy oil hydrocracker called the H-Oil Unit after unplugging a valve that led Shell early on Tuesday to begin bringing the unit down, the sources said.

(Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by G Crosse)

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