Shell says no major damage at Convent, Louisiana refinery

Business Materials 4 September 2008 02:51 (UTC +04:00)

Shell Oil said on Wednesday it found no damage to major units at its 235,000-barrel-per-day joint venture Motiva oil refinery in Convent, Louisiana, though the restart of the plant depended on the restoration of reliable power supplies. ( Reuters )

The company reiterated it could begin restarting some processing units at its 220,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery in Norco, Louisiana, in the "next couple of days" and added it is ramping up production rates at its 290,000 bpd joint venture Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.