Marathon plans to restart Galveston Bay, Texas, FCC at end of week -sources

HOUSTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC.N) plans to begin restarting the gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracker (FCC) at its 593,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas, at the end of this week, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday.

The 140,000-bpd FCC was shut on Sunday because of an equipment malfunction, the sources said.

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Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Sandra Maler

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