SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

September 10, 2009 05:01 ET

Total Suspends Refining Operations in Dunkirk, France, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Weak fuel demand has caused Total SA (NYSE:TOT) (Paris, France) to shut down the company's refinery in Dunkirk, France. The refinery has a production capacity of 137,000 barrels per day (BBL/d). As a response to the declining refining markets, the company has decided to suspend all operations at the refinery complex, which also houses a propylene plant with an output of 90,000 tons per year.

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