By Houston Business Journal

LyondellBasell has resumed service of a crude distillation unit that was shut down as a result of the May 17 fire at the facility.

Last month, a fire at one of the Houston-area plant's two distillation units caused a shelter-in-place alert for the surrounding neighborhoods.

No other operating units were damaged in the fire. The plant refines about 280,000 barrels of oil per day.

Netherlands-based LyondellBasell is the parent company of Houston-based Lyondell Chemical Co., which operates the refinery.

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