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Texas refiners work on Harvey recovery as more storms loom

Refineries in Texas are slowly returning to fuel production levels from before they were hit by destructive storm Harvey. The roller-coaster may continue, with another major hurricane moving across the Atlantic Ocean toward the Caribbean.

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As much of the US shut down for Monday's Labor Day holiday, Gulf Coast refiners continued their recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

Valero Energy Corp. returned two Texas refineries to pre-storm fuel-making rates while three other plants were in various stages of resuming operations, said Lillian Riojas, a spokeswoman for the San Antonio-based company. Exxon Mobil Corp. began shipping gasoline and diesel in Houston-area pipelines, although its Beaumont, Texas, refinery was too flooded to turn back on. Flint Hills Resources LLC and Citgo Petroleum Corp. also were in the process of resuming production, according to Genscape Inc.

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