Delek US plans to run Arkansas asphalt at its Texas refinery
On Thursday November 3, 2011, 11:37 am
NEW YORK (Reuters) –Delek U.S. Holdings Inc. officials said Thursday the company was planning to increase the amount of asphalt from its 87,000 barrel-per-day El Dorado, Arkansas, refineryshipped to run in the underutilized coker at the company’s 60,000 bpd Tyler, Texas, refinery. Currently, Delek ships 1,000 bpd to Tyler from El Dorado to run through the gasoline-producing coker and the improvements expected to be completed in 2012 would increase that daily shipment to 2.000 bpd.
Here is update on Delek’s Tyler (La Gloria) Coking Refinery that wont be good news for followers fo green anode coke sources!
Doubling asphalt resid to 2MBD in small 6.5MBP coker is probably going to turn it all to fuel coke.
(Be interested in what Sulf & metals are really running since lot coke publications petcoke quality numbers havent changed despite the asphalt going to first 1/6 and now 1/3 total coker charge)