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[Federal Register: August 22, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 162)]
[Page 43583-43584]
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[Order No. 765]

Revision of Grant of Authority; Subzone 122C; Neste Trifinery
Petroleum Services (Oil Refinery); Corpus Christi, TX

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) authorized
subzone status at the oil refinery of Neste Trifinery Petroleum
Services in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1985 (Subzone 122C, Board Order
310, 50 FR 38020, 9/19/85);
    Whereas, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ 122,
has requested pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i), a

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revision (filed 6/26/95, A(32b1)-10-95; FTZ Doc. 41-95, assigned 8/4/
95) of the grant of authority for FTZ Subzone 122C which would make its
scope of authority identical to that recently granted for FTZ Subzone
199A at the refinery complex of Amoco Oil Company, Texas City, Texas
(Board Order 731, 60 FR 13118, 3/10/95); and,
    Whereas, the request has been reviewed and the Assistant Secretary
for Import Administration, acting for the Board pursuant to
Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the recommendation of the Executive
Secretary, and approves the request;
    Now therefore, the Board hereby orders that, subject to the Act and
the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28, Board Order 310 is
revised to include the following conditions:
    1. Foreign status (19 CFR 146.41, 146.42) products consumed as fuel
for the refinery (Subzone 122C) shall be subject to the applicable duty
    2. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41) shall be elected on
all foreign merchandise admitted to Subzone 122C, except that non-
privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR 146.42) may be elected on
refinery inputs covered under HTSUS Subheadings # 2709.00.1000 - #
2710.00.1050 and # 2710.00.2500 which are used in the production of:

--Petrochemical feedstocks and refinery by-products (FTZ staff report,
Appendix B);
--Products for export; and,
--Products eligible for entry under HTSUS # 9808.00.30 and 9808.00.40
(U.S. Government purchases).

    3. The authority with regard to the NPF option for Subzone 122C is
initially granted until September 30, 2000, subject to extension.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 14th day of August 1995.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-20805 Filed 8-21-95; 8:45 am]