Venezuela Completes Amuay Refinery Maintenance, Panorama Says
By Steven Bodzin
Nov. 21, 2007 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, the state oil company, finished preventive maintenance at units of the Amuay refinery, a part of the world’s biggest refining complex, Panorama reported.
Workers replaced catalysts in three reactors in unit Hday- 2 and replaced another catalyst in unit Hday-3, modernized instruments in furnace F-301, conducted general repairs in towers and exchangers of unit Sway-4, as well as tasks in the naphtha plant Nfay-3, the Maracaibo, Venezuela daily said.
The project was initially anticipated to last from June to October, Panorama said.
Amuay is part of the Paraguana Refining Complex, which at 940,000 barrels a day is the world’s biggest.
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Last Updated: November 21, 2007 00:43 EST