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Valero’s Corpus Christi West Refinery Suffered Power Outage

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Valero’s Corpus Christi West, Texas, refinery lost electrical supply to multiple units amid a power disruption on Tuesday morning which led to protective safety shutdown procedures according to TCEQ filing.

  • The West plant processes sweet and sour crude and residual fuel oil.
  • At the firm’s Corpus Christi East refinery, the 10kbpd catalytic reformer has been shut since 3 Feb, the 11kbpd hydrocracker has been shut since 29 March 2023 according to WoodMac.
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Valero’s Corpus Christi West, Texas, refinery lost electrical supply to multiple units amid a power disruption on Tuesday morning which led to protective safety shutdown procedures according to TCEQ filing.

  • The West plant processes sweet and sour crude and residual fuel oil.
  • At the firm’s Corpus Christi East refinery, the 10kbpd catalytic reformer has been shut since 3 Feb, the 11kbpd hydrocracker has been shut since 29 March 2023 according to WoodMac.