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Motiva Reports Fire At Convent, La., Refinery

By Ben Lefebvre: DECEMBER 21, 2010 8:26 AM ET


HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Motiva Enterprises LLC reported Monday a fire at its 235,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Convent, Louisiana, according to a government filing made public Tuesday.

The cause of the fire wasn’t given. The company didn’t immediately return calls.

Motiva operates the eastern and southeastern U.S. refining and marketing businesses of Shell Oil and Saudi Aramco.

-By Ben Lefebvre, Dow Jones Newswires; 713-547-9201; [email protected]

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