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Valero Corpus Christi refinery reports flaring -filing

May 21/2012

(Reuters) - Valero Energy Corp's 142,000 barrel per day (bpd) Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery reported flaring in its West Plant on Friday because a third party facility was starting up, according to a notice the refinery filed with the U.S. National Response Center.

The Markwest Javelina Co in Corpus Christi, which processes exhaust gases from the area refineries to extract chemicals such as ethane, ethylene and hydrogen for further industrial use, has been performing maintenance has been performing maintenance on its plant.

Valero Energy Corp said work underway Wednesday on a butanizer in the west plant of its 142,000 barrel per day (bpd) Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery would have no material impact on production at the refinery.

The work triggered flaring at the refinery, according to the Corpus Christi Local Emergency Planning Committee.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:propylene, ethylene, neftehimiya.
Category:General News
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