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Lyondell Houston refinery raises production: sources
September 1, 2017 / 2:00 AM / in 3 months

Lyondell Houston refinery raises production: sources

HOUSTON (Reuters) - LyondellBasell Industries Houston refinery boosted production to 63 percent of its 263,776-barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil intake capacity, said sources familiar with plant operations.

An aerial view of LyondellBasell-Houston Refining is seen in Houston, Texas, U.S. August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A Lyondell spokeswoman declined to comment.

Lyondell cut production to 45 percent of capacity with the shutdown of the larger of two crude distillation units on Sunday as Tropical Storm Harvey drenched Houston, said the sources.

Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Sandra Maler

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