HollyFrontier wraps unplanned maintenance at El Dorado refinery

HollyFrontier Corp. has completed unplanned maintenance during this year’s first quarter at subsidiary HollyFrontier El Dorado Refining LLC’s 135,000-b/sd refinery in El Dorado, Kan. As of Mar. 26, the crude unit was back online, and the refinery remained in the process of restarting all downstream units, the operator said.

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HollyFrontier Corp. has completed unplanned maintenance during this year’s first quarter at subsidiary HollyFrontier El Dorado Refining LLC’s 135,000-b/sd refinery in El Dorado, Kan.

As of Mar. 26, the crude unit was back online, and the refinery remained in the process of restarting all downstream units, the operator said.

Due to planned and unplanned maintenance during the period, HollyFrontier said it expects overall first-quarter crude oil throughputs for its system to average 395,000-405,000 b/d.

The operator disclosed no further details regarding the unplanned maintenance event at the high-complexity coking El Dorado refinery, which is equipped to process a mix of heavy, sour crudes into light products for distribution to markets in Colorado and other US Midcontinent-Plains states.

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@ogjonline.com.

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