HOUSTON, May 13 (Reuters) - Gasoline retreated by 7 cents a gallon on Monday in the Portland, Oregon, market as Tesoro Corp's 120,000 barrel per day (bpd) Anacortes, Washington, refinery ramped up production on its gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit, traders said.
May gasoline in Portland finished at 60 cents a gallon over June NYMEX RBOB gasoline.
Traders said Portland gasoline might have fallen farther, except BP Plc (LSE: BP.L - news) 's 225,000 bpd Cherry Point, Washington, refinery slowed production over the weekend after a sulfur plant heater failed on Saturday.
Sources familiar with operations at the Cherry Point refinery, on Monday said the refinery was operating normally.
A BP spokesman declined to discuss refinery operations.
In the Los Angeles market, May CARBOB gasoline was steady at 34 cents a gallon over June NYMEX RBOB gasoline as Exxon Mobil Corp's 149,500 bpd refinery returned to normal operations following a malfunction on Friday, according to a company spokeswoman.
In the San Francisco Bay market, May CARBOB was valued at 36 cents a gallon over June RBOB.
In Los Angeles, May CARB diesel slid 3 cents a gallon to 5.5 cents a gallon under June NYMEX heating oil.
May diesel in Portland gained 2.75 cents to 19 cents a gallon over June heating oil.
May jet fuel in L.A. retreated 2.75 cents a gallon to 15 cents a gallon under June NYMEX heating oil. (Reporting by Erwin Seba, editing by G Crosse)