BP (BP) yesterday idled output at its 225K bpd Cherry Point refinery in Washington state...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

BP (BP) yesterday idled output at its 225K bpd Cherry Point refinery in Washington state following Friday's fire at the plant. With the installation accounting for 8.7% of crude refining capacity on the West Coast, the production suspension could cause fuel prices to rise this week in the region.