Pemex restarting FCC unit in Minatitlán refinery

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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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