Motiva’s 2nd-largest Port Arthur CDU back to normal -sources

HOUSTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The second-largest crude distillation unit (CDU) at Motiva Enterprises’ (MOTIV.UL) 626,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery was back to normal operation on Wednesday after an influence interruption, mentioned three folks conversant in operations.

A Motiva spokesperson declined to touch upon operations on the Port Arthur refinery.

The 200,000-bpd VPS-4 CDU sustained a quick electrical energy interruption on Tuesday afternoon, the sources mentioned. Motiva’s Port Arthur refinery is the biggest within the United States.

VPS-4 is one in all three CDUs on the refinery that converts crude oil into feedstocks for all different items on the refinery.

Motiva accomplished a six-week overhaul on VPS-4 on Nov. 10, sources beforehand advised Reuters. read more

Motiva is the U.S. downstream manufacturing and advertising arm of Saudi Aramco (2222.SE).

Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Leslie Adler and Stephen Coates

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