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Exxon Mobil to shut Beaumont refinery crude unit in April for up to 90 days: report

Image: The logo of Exxon Mobil Corporation is shown on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil will shut the smaller of two crude units at its 350,000 barrel-per-day Beaumont, Texas refinery in the second half of April for up to 90 days, according to a report released on Wednesday.

The planned maintenance will impact a 130,000 bpd crude distillation unit and related operations. The turnaround is slated to begin the week of April 17, Energy News Today reported.

A spokesperson for the company had no immediate comment on the report.

(Reporting by Liz Hampton and Catherine Ngai)

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