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Catcracker halted at PDVSA's CRP refinery Cardon plant -workers

 

By Reuters Staff

PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela
Petroleumworld 11 20 2017

The catalytic cracker at Venezuela's 310,000 barrel-per-day Cardon refinery has stopped due to faults, a union leader and two workers said on Friday.

Union leader Ivan Freites said he had seen an internal report by state oil company PDVSA showing the cracker was down since Nov. 14. “It's been closed for several days,” a worker at the refinery on Venezuela's Paraguana peninsula confirmed.

PDVSA, which has long been suffering unplanned stoppages around its refinery network in the OPEC nation, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Freites said Cardon was only producing 110,000 bpd, according to the PDVSA report he had seen.



Writing by Sailu Urribarri in Paraguana; Editing by James Dalgleish from Reuters.

reuters.com 11 17 2017

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