Chevron’s Pascagoula refinery running at normal rates

Chevron Corp’s 330,000-b/d Pascagoula, Miss., refinery is operating at normal rates following a Nov. 15 fire at a furnace in the Cracking II unit area of the plant (OGJ Online, Nov. 15, 2013).

“We continue to operate at normal capacity and produce finished products,” Chevron said in a statement posted to its web site early on Nov. 18.

Chevron has secured the affected area of the refinery, and the company is cooperating with the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration in an investigation into the cause of the fire, the company said.

OSHA already made a site visit to the Pascagoula refinery on Nov. 15, and Chevron expects the agency to return this week, according to the company statement.

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