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North America experiences highest refinery maintenance in 4Q17

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GlobalData reports that in 4Q17, North America led with the highest refining capacity under maintenance (both planned and unplanned), with 2742 thousand barrels per day (mbd). Asia and Former Soviet Union (FSU) followed with 1755 mbd and 1609 mbd respectively.

In terms of regions with highest refinery capacity under planned maintenance in 4Q17, Asia, the FSU and North America led with capacities of 1755 mbd, 1308 mbd and 1098 mbd, respectively.

North America also had the highest refining capacity of 1644 mbd under unplanned maintenance, followed by South America and the FSU with 955 mbd and 301 mbd, respectively.

Among countries, the US led with the highest capacity under maintenance (both planned and unplanned) in the quarter with 2657 mbd, followed by Russia and Venezuela with 1609 mbd and 955 mbd, respectively.

In terms of highest capacity under planned maintenance, Russia led with a capacity of 1308 mbd, while the US had the highest capacity of 1644 mbd under unplanned maintenance in 4Q17.

Adrian Lara, Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, said: “Among global operators, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, Exxon Mobil Corporation, and PT Pertamina (Persero) were in lead in terms of refining capacity under maintenance (for both planned and unplanned) in 4Q17, with 955 mbd, 944 mbd, and 618 mbd, respectively.”

In terms of highest refining capacity under planned maintenance, PT Pertamina (Persero) led with capacity of 618 mbd. In terms of unplanned maintenance in the quarter, Petroleos de Venezuela SA had the highest capacity of 955 mbd.

In 4Q17, among the global refineries, Paraguana in Venezuela had the highest refining capacity under maintenance (both planned and unplanned) in the quarter with 955 mbd, followed by Baton Rouge in the US, and Omsk in Russia with 503 mbd and 442 mbd, respectively.

In terms of the refinery with highest capacity under planned maintenance, Omsk in Russia led with a capacity of 442 mbd while the Paraguana in Venezuela had the highest capacity of 955 mbd under unplanned maintenance in 4Q17.

This information is based on GlobalData’s report ‘Information based on GlobalData’s report: ‘Q4 2017 Global Refinery Maintenance Review – North America Continues to Experience Most Maintenance in the Quarter.

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