Formosa has unplanned outage at Texas cracker

05 February 2007 22:33  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Formosa’s olefins 1 ethylene cracker in Point Comfort, Texas was shut this weekend for unplanned maintenance, a company source said on Monday.

The 682,000 tonnes/year cracker is expected to be down for three days, the source said.

The outage comes amid a series of cracker turnarounds planned for February at ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips and Williams.


By: Mark Quiner
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