Pemex restarting FCC unit in Minatitlán refinery

- Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Mexico's state oil company Pemex had begun restarting the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit of its Minatitlán refinery as of Sunday, according to a company statement.

The unit was out of operation for its annual maintenance, which lasted from July 15 to 25, a company spokesperson told BNamericas.

Minatitlán has capacity to process 169,000b/d crude. The refinery supplies southern Mexico and the Yucatán peninsula.

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