Valero says plans Q4 ’10, Q1 ’11 work a refineries

HOUSTON, Oct 26 (BestGrowthStock) – Valero Energy Corp (VLO.N: ) said
on Tuesday it plans to finish an overhaul at its Aruba refinery
in mid-December and perform plantwide overhauls at its
refineries in Benicia, California, and Ardmore, Oklahoma, in
the first quarter of 2011.

Valero, the largest U.S. independent refiner, also plans
work in the first quarter at its refineries in Port Arthur,
Texas, St. Charles, Louisiana, and McKee, Texas.

A table showing the planned work is below.

VALERO REFINERY MAINTENANCE PLAN

FOURTH QUARTER 2010-FIRST QUARTER 2011
REFINERY UNIT BPD MONTH DAYS
Benicia Plantwide 170,000 Jan. 36
Port Arthur Crude/Coker 100,000 Jan. 55
Ardmore Plantwide 90,000 March 40
St. Charles MSCC/Alky 100,000 March 55
McKee HCU 30,000 March 24
SOURCE: Valero.
(Reporting by Erwin Seba in Houston and Matthew Robinson in
New York)

Valero says plans Q4 ’10, Q1 ’11 work a refineries