Shell Preparing Crude Units for Restart at Deer Park Refinery

Nasdaq, March 16, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is preparing to restart the crude distillation units (CDUs) at its 318,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery as early as Sunday night, said sources familiar with plant operations.

The restart of the 270,000-bpd DU-2 CDU and the 70,000-bpd DU-1 CDU between Sunday night and Monday, assuming no setbacks, will begin the restart of all other units at the refinery, the sources said.

A Shell spokesman did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

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