July 9, 2018 / 9:57 PM / 2 months ago

Valero's Memphis refinery shuts crude unit for repairs: sources

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Valero Energy Corp shut production on the small crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 180,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Memphis, Tennessee, refinery on Monday for repairs, sources familiar with plant operations said.

A Valero spokeswoman did not reply to a request for comment.

Valero plans to keep the 80,000 bpd CDU shut until July 25 for unplanned repairs to clean out fouling from crude oil, the sources said.

Reporting by Erwin Seba

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