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Deer Park Shuts Down Operations Due to Cold Weather

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Antonio Gozain By Antonio Gozain | Senior Journalist and Industry Analyst - Thu, 12/29/2022 - 12:00

Most production units remain shut down at PEMEX’s refinery in Deer Park, Texas due to severe cold weather from winter storm Elliot, reported Reuters. The unprecedented cold wave, which hit the US since last week, has already left at least 60 people dead and has led to the cancellation of thousands of flights.

One of the main problems Deer Park faces is that much of the steam supply was knocked out by the 47-degree drop in temperature. Earlier this week, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that up until last Friday, he had not received reports of damage to the complex. “I was with the director of Deer Park in Tabasco, we had a meeting with all managers and he did not inform me of any problems,” he said.


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