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Essar Oil shuts coker at Vadinar refinery for two weeks: source

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(Reuters) - has shut the delayed coker unit at its 400,000 barrels-per-day Vadinar in state for two weeks of maintenance from Monday, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

The delayed coker unit, which converts vacuum residue into higher value products like gasoline and gasoil, has an annual capacity of 7.5 million tonnes.

Oil's chief executive officer B. Anand did not respond to an email from seeking comment.

Russia's Rosneft and its partners - global trader Trafigura and Russian fund UCP - closed their purchase of 98.26 percent of for $12.9 billion in August.

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 16:22 IST