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Heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey threatened more oil refineries along the Louisiana coast after hammering plants in Texas, forcing Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) and Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] to consider shutdowns.
...The Gulf Coast is home to nearly half the U.S. refining capacity, and nearly 2.7 million barrels per day, or nearly 15 percent of U.S. refining capacity, is already shut off. Restarting those plants even under the best conditions can take a week or more.

Exxon (XOM) said a roof at the facility in Baytown "partially sank" because of heavy rain.
A report filed with Texas environmental regulators said Exxon expects air emissions linked to the damage will end by Friday at the facility. Exxon shut down the refining and chemical complex and said it was taking action to "minimize emissions."
...Other refineries on the Gulf Coast have reported no major damage so far.
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