By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 19 -- Chevron USA Inc. has brought online a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at its 325,000 b/cd refinery in Pascagoula, Miss.
The FCC unit, completed this month during a 75-day project shutdown, will increase the refinery's capacity to manufacture gasoline by about 10% to 5.5 million gal/day (OGJ, Nov. 20, 2006, Newsletter).
Chevron Executive Vice-Pres. of Global Downstream Mike Wirth said, "In the last 2 years, Chevron has increased its gasoline manufacturing capacity in the United States by 6%, or 1 million gal/day."