HOUSTON Aug 13 Valero Energy Corp's
290,000 barrel-per-day Port Arthur, Texas, refinery is running
crude and vacuum units at reduced rates, sources familiar with
the plant's operations said on Tuesday.
Earlier, the company said power had been restored to the
refinery and all units were operational after a problem Tuesday
morning in the storage tank area of the plant. Company spokesman
Bill Day said no material impact to production was expected.
Energy intelligence group Genscape reported that the
refinery's 75,000 bpd crude distillation unit (CDU) and
associated vacuum distillation unit (VDU) were shut down at 6:44