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February 1, 2015

Marathon restart leads to extra flaring

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Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2014 8:36 pm | Updated: 8:40 pm, Sat May 3, 2014.

TEXAS CITY — Marathon’s Galveston Bay refinery had to restart a unit Saturday, leading to extra flaring late afternoon and into the evening.

Texas City Homeland Security Director Derrick Duckett said the refinery lost power to a unit two days ago.

The refinery was in the process of a restarting the unit Saturday afternoon. The restart was expected to be complete by midnight.