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Industrial Info Resources

November 10, 2010 05:40 ET

Chalmette Refining Continues Money-Saving Delayed Coker Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Chalmette Refinery (Chalmette, Louisiana), a 50:50 joint venture between Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas) and Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (Caracas, Venezuela), recently shut down three units to conserve company funds in the face of the economic recession: a 32,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) semi-regenerative reformer unit; the 10,000-BBL/d delayed coker Unit 1; and a 23,000-BBL/d hydrocracker. The refinery also will make enhancements and upgrades to the delayed coker Unit 2 to improve operations and ensure that all safety standards are being met.

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