MOTIVA: FLOODING SHUTS LARGEST U.S. REFINERY

August 31st, 2017

Via: CNBC:

The largest U.S. refinery was shutting down completely on Wednesday morning as heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the 603,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, plant, owner Motiva Enterprises said in a statement.

“At 5 a.m. (CDT (1000 GMT) on Wednesday, Motiva began a controlled shutdown of the Port Arthur refinery in response to increasing local flood conditions,” the company said.

One Response to “MOTIVA: FLOODING SHUTS LARGEST U.S. REFINERY”

  1. soothing hex Says:

    Is that storm affecting drugs smuggling in the Caribbeans, hence reducing the liquidity pump out ?

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