Shell resuming operations at Pernis refinery
The company had to declare force majeure on propylene and ethylene supplies from its Moerdijk cracker due to the lack of sufficient naphtha supplies from the refinery. The force majeure was still in place at the time of press.
Following Shell’s force majeure at Moerdijk, Shin-Etsu, which is an ethylene buyer from the cracker, had to declare force majeure on PVC k67 supplies from its nearby plant. Although the company has resumed productions at the PVC plant recently, the company informed that their force majeure would remain in place as long as Shell’s force majeure is not lifted.
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