US refiners are restarting their plants after the recent deep freeze stretching from the Texas Gulf Coast north through the Midwest impacted refinery operations across a broad swath of the country. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The majority of the plants along Texas’s refinery row are in the process of restarting, with most expected back online by mid-March, according to company statements and filings made with state regulatory agencies detailing emissions events, which go along with plant restarts. While Texas refiners took main units down at the request of Governor Abbott to conserve scarce electricity so that people could heat their homes, some refiners – like ExxonMobil and Shell – even supplied energy to the grid from their cogeneration plants that normally would have powered their refineries. S&P Global Platts estimates that about 5.4 million b/d of […]