Motiva's Port Arthur Refinery Operations Back to Normal after Texas Freeze

Reuters, March 9, 2021

The largest U.S. refinery, Motiva Enterprises’ 607,000 barrel-per-day Port Arthur, Texas, plant, returned to normal operations on Sunday, sources familiar with plant operations said on Monday.

The refinery was shut on Feb. 15 when freezing temperatures, rarely seen on the U.S. Gulf Coast, knocked out steam supply.

Motiva began restarting the refinery on Feb. 24.

Motiva did not reply to a request for comment.

(Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Chris Reese)

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