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William Partners takes ethylene plant offline

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team - content@chemorbis.com
  • 17/03/2017 (12:28)
Market sources reported that William Partners shut its ethylene plant in Geismar, Louisiana offline due to a power outage on March 12, which caused the furnace tubes to break unexpectedly.

When the 885,000 tons/year plant will be restarted is not yet known, although it is expected to last for three weeks, sources said.

Chevron Phillips had declared force majeure on its 420,000 tons/year PE production from Texas on March 13 due to a power outage that affected Orange and the nearby cities.
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