(Recasts with company statement)
HOUSTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Total SA expects production soon from its 225,500-barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, which has been shut since an Aug. 30 power outage during Tropical Storm Harvey, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Gulf Coast market sources said the restart continued to be delayed by a plugged pipeline that supplies oil to the crude distillation units (CDUs).
Total was also forced to shut a 30,000-bpd diesel hydrotreater for repairs following a fire on the unit, the sources said.
Total spokeswoman Tricia Fuller called what the sources said "not correct."
"The comment on the blocked crude line and a fire are not correct," Fuller said. "The Total Port Arthur Refinery is restarting the plant and anticipates first production soon. We are preparing for the previously planned turnaround on some process units."
The Gulf Coast market sources were not immediately available to discuss Total's statement.
The large 150,000 bpd and small 50,000 bpd CDUs have been shut since the power failed at the refinery on Aug. 30, according to the sources. CDUs do the primary refining of crude oil and supply hydrocarbon feedstock to all other units.
A planned overhaul of the 78,000 bpd gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit and 5,000 bpd alkylation unit began last week and is continuing as planned, the sources said.
The overhaul is planned to last up to two months, according to the sources. (Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by James Dalgleish)