SEOUL Feb 10 GS Caltex Corp restarted a 48,000
barrels per day (bpd) continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR)
unit at its Yeosu refinery on Friday evening, sources said on
South Korea's second-largest refiner had halted the CCR
unit, which helps make feedstock for petrochemicals, after a
small fire last week.
A company spokesman declined to comment.
Its refinery at Yeosu has a capacity of 775,000 bpd.
Separately, sources familiar with the matter said GS Caltex
would decide in two to three days on how to offload crude from
the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) Wu Yi San, which has been
waiting to unload at Yeosu following a pipeline crack two weeks
GS Caltex is equally owned by Chevron Corp, the
second-largest U.S. oil company, and South Korea's GS Energy,
owned by GS Holdings.