06 June 2008 11:34 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Dow Europe has increased rates at its European crackers to offset the unplanned shutdown of its Terneuzen 2 cracker in the Netherlands, a company source said on Friday.
However, it was obliged to declare force majeure (FM) on ethylene (C2) following an unexpected outage at its 575,000 tonnes/year ethylene cracker at Terneuzen, one of three operated by Dow at the site.
The restart of this cracker was anticipated in the next couple of days.
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