BAYTOWN, Texas — The diesel hydrotreating unit at Exxon Mobil Corp.’s Baytown, Texas-refinery caught fire Wednesday night, triggering flaring at the 560,500 barrel per day (bpd) complex, Reuters reported.
Exxon said that the fire was confined to a refinery process unit at the facility.
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"Remaining plant operations were not impacted from the event," said an Exxon spokeswoman.
No injuries were reported.
First opened in 1919 by Humble Oil Company, the six-square mile Baytown Refinery is the nation’s largest oil refinery.
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