20 June 2008 13:16 [Source: ICIS news]
LISBON (ICIS news)--Dow's Tarragona, Spain, cracker has failed to come back on line and will be out for a further week, prolonging a force majeure on ethylene and propylene at the site, a company source said on Friday.
"It was due to be restarted yesterday [19 June] but it went down again," the source said on the sidelines of the European Petrochemical Luncheon (EPL).
The cracker, with a capacity to produce 660,000 tonnes/year of ethylene and 370,000 tonnes/year of propylene, had tripped last week due to a power cut which was caused by a thunderstorm.
Dow had just lifted the ethylene force majeure at its Terneuzen 2, ?xml:namespace>
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