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LyondellBasell’s Equistar declares PP force majeure from US

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team - content@chemorbis.com
  • 27/02/2015 (14:37)
Equistar Chemicals, a subsidiary of LyondellBasell, declared a force majeure on PP output from its Lake Charles complex, Louisiana, according to market sources. The company cited a machinery breakdown on the production line as the main reason behind their force majeure decision.

The company’s total PP production capacity is around 1.18 million tons/year in the US. LyondellBasell owns two PP plants in Bayport, Texas and in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with production capacities of 720,000 tons/year and 460,000 tons/year respectively.
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