Marathon Reports Planned Maintenance at Texas City Refinery

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Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) said it would be conducting scheduled maintenance at its Texas City, Texas, refinery, and that once completed the refinery would require a start-up.

"This is a pre-notification that the facility will be starting up after planned/scheduled maintenance," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, adding it would take place from Monday to next Monday, Aug. 21. "Start-up procedures will be followed."

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The 86,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located on Galveston Bay, off the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel.

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August 14, 2017 08:27 ET (12:27 GMT)