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Brazil’s Braskem suspends production at its Sao Paulo complex

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 20/10/2015 (10:51)
According to market sources, Brazil’s Braskem has suspended all production at its ABC Petrochemical Complex in Sao Paulo due to a fire which occurred on October 14. No details were given as to the expected restart date for the complex.

The ABC petrochemical complex can produce 1.6 million tons/year of olefins and aromatics while the affected units reportedly include a 700,000 tons/year ethylene cracker, 300,000 tons/year propylene unit, a 255,000/tons benzene unit as well as an 800,000 tons/year PP plant and a 490,000 tons/year PE unit.
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