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[Federal Register: September 29, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 189)]
[Page 50545-50546]
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[Order No. 768]

Revision of Grant of Authority; Subzone 122L--Site 5, Koch
Refining Company, L.P., (Oil Refinery), Corpus Christi, Texas

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 Koch Refining Company, L.P., in
Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1985 (Subzone 122L--Site 5 (formerly Subzone
122B owned by Southwestern Refining), Board Order 310, 50 FR 38020, 9/
    Whereas, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, grantee of FTZ 122,
has requested pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i), a revision (filed 7/13/
95, A(32b1)-11-95; FTZ Doc. 45-95, assigned 8/30/95) of the grant of
authority for FTZ Subzone 122L--Site 5 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 Secs. 146.41, 146.42) products consumed
as fuel for

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the refinery (Subzone 122L--Site 5) shall be subject to the applicable
duty rate.
    2. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR Sec. 146.41) shall be elected
on all foreign merchandise admitted to Subzone 122L--Site 5, except
that non-privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR Sec. 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 122L--
Site 5 is initially granted until September 30, 2000, subject to

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of September 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. 95-24295 Filed 9-28-95; 8:45 am]