30 October 2008 19:18 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Equistar has begun the shutdown process of its La Porte olefins cracker in Texas to perform maintenance at the site, the company said on Thursday.
Equistar did not say when the 789,000-tonne/year cracker would be restarted.
The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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