10 September 2008 23:05 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US chlor-alkali producer Olin has declared force majeure (FM) for production shipments from its St Gabriel plant in Louisiana until further notice, the company said on Wednesday.
Olin said the plant, which produces about 180,000 tonnes/year of chlorine and 200,000 tonnes/year of caustic soda, suffered only minor damage from Hurricane Gustav but had “only recently resumed limited operations due to continued issues with electrical power, transportation, raw materials, and customer facilities in the area”.
The products affected by the FM are chlorine, caustic soda and hydrogen, the company said.
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