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Formosa shuts Point Comfort olefins unit after fire

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 25/12/2017 (09:59)
According to media reports, Formosa Plastics’ 681,000 tons/year Olefins No. 1 steam cracker was shut down unexpectedly on December 21, Thursday, after a fire broke out at the company’s Point Comfort site in Texas.

The fire was extinguished immediately and no injury or casualty was reported in the incident.

However, the company has not specified the duration of the shutdown at the time of press.
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