24 October 2008 15:14 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Total Petrochemicals will temporarily shut down production at its No.2 cracker at Carling, France, because of weak demand, high stock levels and ever-decreasing spot prices, a company source said on Friday.?xml:namespace>
The cracker, the smaller of the two lines, was already expected to close permanently in January 2009 as part of a restructuring plan. It
The cracker, the smaller of the two lines, was already expected to close permanently in January 2009 as part of a restructuring plan. Itwas due to be down between mid-November and mid-December, according to a report by French news agency AFP. Associated polyethylene production will also be affected.
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