March 22, 2008 at 5:34 pm #3741
LyondellBasell Announces Unscheduled Refinery Maintenance
Friday March 21, 1:15 pm ET
HOUSTON, March 21 /PRNewswire/ — LyondellBasell Industries announced today that its Houston refinery is conducting unplanned maintenance on its fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU). The unit is estimated to be out of service until mid-April. The 268,000 barrels per day refinery will operate at reduced rates during this outage.
LyondellBasell Industries is one of the world’s largest polymers, petrochemicals and fuels companies. We are the global leader in polyolefins technology, production and marketing; a pioneer in propylene oxide and derivatives; a significant producer of advanced fuel products; and the owner of one of North America’s largest full-conversion refineries. Through research and development, LyondellBasell develops innovative materials and technologies that deliver exceptional customer value and products that improve quality of life for people around the world. Headquartered in The Netherlands, LyondellBasell (http://www.lyondellbasell.com) is privately owned by Access Industries.
April 21, 2008 at 4:29 pm #6914
LyondellBasell Houston Refinery Repairs to Finish Late April
2008-04-21 13:50 (New York)
By Robert Tuttle
April 21 (Bloomberg) — LyondellBasell Industries, a unit
of Access Industries Holdings LLC, said repairs to a gasoline-
producing fluid catalytic cracking unit at its Houston refinery
are expected to be completed by late April.
The unit is expected to be started in early May, David
Harpole, a company spokesman, said in a telephone interview.
The plant has an oil-processing capacity of 287,000 barrels
a day, U.S. Energy Department data show. LyondellBasell produces
polymers, petrochemicals and fuels.
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