FCC Shuts at Germany’s Miro Refinery
By Sarah Kent Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES September 2, 2011
LONDON (Dow Jones)–A fluid catalytic cracker, used in converting crude oil into gasoline, has been shut at the 300,000 barrel a day Miro refinery in Germany, trade sources told Dow Jones Newswires Friday.
A spokeswoman for the refinery declined to comment.
The refinery, whose shareholders include Shell Deutschland, Esso, BP PLC’s (BP.LN) Ruhr Oel and CononcoPhilips (COP), is the largest in the country and a major supplier of oil products to south-west Germany.