SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 05, 2009 05:45 ET

Refinery Turnarounds: Best of Times, Worst of Times, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Stand-alone U.S. oil refiners may be forced to postpone maintenance turnarounds during the next few months because of difficult market conditions, according to Chris Paschall, Industrial Info's vice president of research -- Petroleum Refining Industry. But these same market conditions could drive an increase in turnaround projects at the U.S. refineries owned by integrated oil companies, he said.

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