US WCoast Products - Differentials steady on refineries
HOUSTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Ongoing problems at two Los
Angeles refineries on Friday kept California gasoline
December-delivery CARBOB gasoline in the Los Angeles market
finished unchanged at a 1-cent discount under January NYMEX RBOB
Exxon Mobil Corp. said its 149,500 barrel per day
(bpd) Torrance, California, refinery was restoring normal
operation after a brief power outage on Thursday.
Sources familiar with refinery operations said the
gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit has not
restarted following the power outage.
Also, Tesoro Corp said its 363,000 bpd Los Angeles
refinery was carrying out unplanned repairs after completing a
San Francisco Bay market December CARBOB sold at 17.75 cents
a gallon under January NYMEX RBOB gasoline.
CARBOB gasoline is mandated by the California Air Resources
Board (CARB) for use in that state and meets more stringent