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Expanded Motiva Port Arthur Refinery will be largest in North America

By Dan Wallach [email protected] (409) 838-2876

Monday, January 2, 2012

Motiva Enterprises Port Arthur refinery is aiming for completion of its massive Crude Expansion Project, worth at least $7 billion. The project sought to more than double the size of the refinery to a daily capacity of 600,000 barrels of product.

Refinery spokeswoman Verna Rutherford said although some units are still under construction, other units have been completed and are in the process of being handed over to operations at the refinery, with product-in-tank in the first quarter of 2012.

When the refinery expansion is complete, it will be the largest refinery in North America. and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

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