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Pemex, on May 23, was forced to shut down the 25,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Diesel Hydrotreater (U-100) unit at its 285,000-BBL/d Lazaro Cardenas (Minatitlan), Mexico, refinery, due to a fire. As a result, the 20,000-BBL/d NT Reformer (CCR) (U-500) and 25,000-BBL/d Hydrotreater (Gasoline) (U-400) units were placed offline. The extent of the damage and duration of the shutdown are unknown at this time.

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