Venezuela’s Amuay Refinery Starts Flexicoker, Universal Says

Venezuela’s Amuay refinery started a flexicoker unit after 10 days offline because of problems with a transfer line, El Universal reported today, citing refinery workers.

The flexicoker unit at the refinery, operated by state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, is processing crude at maximum capacity, the Caracas-based newspaper said, citing workers it didn’t name.

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