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S.Korea's SK Energy to delay CDU No.2 shutdown to 2013

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SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - South Korea's largest refiner, SKEnergy, will delay a maintenance shutdown at its No.2 crudedistillation unit (CDU) to next year from the originally planneddates starting this month, a spokesman at parent company SKInnovation said.

"We revised it to next year according to the market supplyand demand situation, and facility operation plans," thespokesman told Reuters in a telephone interview.

The 110,000-barrel-per-day CDU was originally scheduled tobe shut down from Oct. 11 through Nov. 9, according to an SKInnovation document published in April.

(Reporting by Meeyoung Cho in Seoul and Jessica Jaganathan inSingapore; Editing by Ken Wills)

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