Environment & Energy Report

Calcasieu Lake Charles Refinery Idled, Maybe Through Year’s End

Aug. 14, 2020, 6:52 PM

Calcasieu Refining has idled its Lake Charles refinery in southwest Louisiana and may keep it shut the rest of the year unless product demand improves, people familiar with operations say.

  • The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality was notified the refinery was shutting down Aug. 1, agency spokesman Greg Langley said
  • No immediate response to email and phone call to the co. seeking response
  • The 135.5k b/d refinery has 2 crude units, a vacuum distillation unit and an isomerization unit

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