Petroplus Comments on Operations of the Coryton Refinery ZUG, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News:
Petroplus Holdings AG (SIX:PPHN) today announced that its Coryton refinery recently experienced a problem that caused fouling at its FCC wet gas compressor. Repairs have been completed, and the refinery will return to normal operations in the coming days. Revised throughput guidance for the fourth quarter 2011 is 140-150 mbpd.
Petroplus Holdings AG is the largest independent refiner and wholesaler of petroleum products in Europe. Petroplus focuses on refining and currently owns and operates five refineries across Europe: the Coryton Refinery in the United Kingdom; the Antwerp Refinery in Belgium; the Petit Couronne Refinery in France; the Ingolstadt Refinery in Germany; and the Cressier Refinery in Switzerland. The refineries have a combined throughput capacity of approximately 667,000 barrels per day.