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March 22 (Reuters) - The table below shows the latest operational status of Japan's refineries after a strong earthquake on March 11, according to a Reuters survey.
Japan, the world's third-biggest oil consumer, has 28 refineries with total refining capacity of 4.52 million bpd.
Six refineries operated by four firms with total capacity of 1.40 million barrels per day, or 31 percent of Japan's total, had halted operations after the quake, the survey shows.
So far, three companies have restarted their affected refineries. JX Nippon Oil & Energy restarted its 270,000 barrels per day (bpd) Negishi refinery on Mar. 21. TonenGeneral Sekiyu restarted its 335,000 bpd Kawsaki refinery on Mar. 17, while Kyokuto Petroleum Industries (KPI) restarted its 175,000 bpd Chiba refinery on Mar. 16.
JX Nippon Oil & Energy and Cosmo Oil have raised crude refining capacity at their refineries in western Japan in an attempt to ease supply shortages in the east of the country.
Idemitsu, Fuji Oil and Showa Shell have increased the run rates at their refineries to full production as well.
In the table below, capacity is given in thousands of barrels per day; "U" refers to an unplanned shutdown. Firm name Unit. 000bpd Refining units status JX Nippon Oil & Energy Sendai No1 145 U from March 11, 2011 Negishi No1 120 restarted on Mar. 21, 2011
No4 150 restarted on Mar. 21, 2011 Kashima Oil No1 189 U from March 11, 2011 Kashima Aromatics 63.5 U from March 11, 2011 TonenGeneral Sekiyu Kawasaki No1 67.0 restarted on Mar. 17, 2011
No2 185.0 restarted on Mar. 17, 2011
No3 83.0 restarted on Mar. 17, 2011 Kyokuto Petroleum Chiba No1 175.0 restarted on Mar. 16, 2011 Idemitsu Kosan Hokkaido No1 140.0 raise run rates Chiba No2 220.0 raise run rates Aichi No1 160.0 raise run rates Tokuyama No2 120.0 raise run rates Cosmo Oil Chiba No1 100.0 U from March 11, 2011
No2 120.0 U from March 11, 2011 Yokkaichi No5 50.0 raised capacity by 50,000 bpd
No6 75.0 raised capacity by 30,000 bpd Showa Shell Sekiyu Yokkaichi No2 75.0 full output
No3 135.0 full output Toa Oil, unit of Showa Shell Keihin No3 65.0 full output
No5 120.0 full output Fuji Oil , unit of AOC Holdings Sodegaura No2 140.0 increase runs at its two FCC runs Nansei Sekiyu, Petrobras unit Nishihara Total 100.0 No impact to refining units (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori and Antoni Slodkowski in Tokyo, Jasmin Choo in Singapore and Denise Luna in Rio De Janeiro, Editing by Manash Goswami)