Marathon Said to Plan Fall 2013 Louisiana Crude Unit Shutdown

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) plans to shut a crude unit at its Garyville refinery in Louisiana in the fall of 2013, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.

A platformer will also be shut during the work, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information isn’t public.

Shane Pochard, a Findlay, Ohio-based spokesman, declined to comment in an e-mail.

The refinery has a capacity of 460,000 barrels a day, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

To contact the reporter on this story: Aaron Clark in New York at aclark27@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Stets at dstets@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.