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Exxon Mobil’s Beaumont refinery back online, petchems plant ramping up
HOUSTON, February 5, 2016 (PCW) – Operations at Exxon Mobil’s Beaumont refinery have resumed, the company said late Friday. Its chemical plant, however, continues to ramp up toward normal operations.
The entire site went offline January 21 due to a site-wide power outage.
The refinery has a capacity of 365,000 b/d of crude and producer 2.8 billion gallons of gasoline per year.
Its two ethylene units have a combined capacity of 1.8 billion lb/yr, representing 2.8% of US ethylene capacity. – Samantha Hartke