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Rita shuts 2.2 mln bpd U.S. gasoline output-EIA

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The amount of U.S. petroleum product production offline due to refineries shut down because of approaching Hurricane Rita total about 2.2 million barrels per day for gasoline, 1.2 million bpd for distillate fuel and 600,000 bpd for jet fuel, according to the Energy Information Administration.