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Reuters: Shell Deer Park JV refinery restarts cat cracker

HOUSTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Shell Oil Co.-Pemex joint venture Deer Park Refining on Wednesday began restarting a gasoline-producing catalytic cracking unit at the 340,000 barrel per day refinery in Deer Park, Texas, according to a notice filed with the state pollution regulation agency.

Normal start-up procedures were to be followed, according to the notice filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

The 67,000 bpd cat cracker was shut on Nov. 4 for repairs to its regeneration section.

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