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BPRP declares FM on propylene from its refinery at Karlsruhe

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 09/07/2015 (15:38)
According to market sources, BP Refining and Petrochemical (BPRP) has declared force majeure on propylene supplies from the Mineraloelraffinerie Oberrhein refinery at Karlsruhe, Germany, in which BPRP owns a stake, due to a fire which occurred on July 3. The refinery is able to process 310,000 barrels of oil per day.

Meanwhile, the company also lifted the force majeure on ethylene and propylene output from its olefins 3 cracker in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The Gelsenkirchen facility has two crackers with a combined capacity of 1.05 million tons/year.
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