US Dow PO plant scheduled for March turnaround

21 February 2008 22:41  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US producer Dow Chemical has scheduled a turnaround at its propylene oxide (PO) facility in Freeport, Texas, a source said on Thursday.

The turnaround at the 726,000 tonne/year facility is scheduled to begin in late March, and it is expected to take two to three weeks, the source said.

PO prices for February were 116-126 cents/lb ($2,557-2,778/tonne) FOB (free on board), according to global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing.

(Additional reporting by Heidi Finch)

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By: Gene Lockard
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