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Phillips 66 Says Alliance, Louisiana, Refinery Shuts After Incident

Posted by July 6, 2018

Phillips 66 (PSX) on Friday said it began an unscheduled shutdown of its 249,700-barrel-per-day (bpd) Alliance, Louisiana refinery on Thursday as part an on-site emergency response involving a plant worker.

* "Phillips 66 continues to work with local emergency responders, including the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, to safely respond to the ongoing incident," the company said in an email.

* The initial incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday (0130 on Thursday GMT), it added, without giving further details on the nature of the incident.

* Energy intelligence service Genscape previously reported the shutdown of a gulfiner unit, and also decreased activity from a vacuum distillation unit and diesel hydrotreater at the refinery.

Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru

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