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Valero Starts Cat Cracker at St. Charles, Louisiana, Refiner
By Aaron Clark
Jan. 6, 2009 (Bloomberg) — Valero Energy Corp., the largest U.S.
refiner, started a cat cracker at its St. Charles, Louisiana,
plant. The unit is increasing toward planned rates at this
time, company spokesman Bill Day said in an e-mail.
The unit, which had been shut for maintenance, can process
100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to Day.
The St. Charles plant can process 250,000 barrels of oil a
day, according to the companys Web site.