Shell plans to restart Moerdijk cracker in H2 December
Shell declared a force majeure at its Moerdijk site on November 13. The company had halted production at the site because of a fire on November 11.
The Moerdijk site can produce 900,000 tons/year of ethylene, 450,000 tons/year of propylene, 550,000 tons/year of benzene and 450,000 tons/year of styrene. The company also has downstream units at the same complex.
Meanwhile, Shell is en route to restart its German Wesseling cracker. The company had announced a force majeure from its Wesseling cracker due to a fire on the site which occurred on May 10. The cracker has a production capacity of 260,000 tons/year of ethylene.
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