06 November 2008 12:54 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Shell’s cracker based at its site in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, will shut down on 7 November for four to five weeks because of a technical issue, a company source said on Thursday.
Other products would have to be under allocation, the source said, with further information expected later on Thursday about which ones will be affected.
The cracker has the capacity to produce 900,000 tonnes/year ethylene and 500,000 tonnes/year propylene.
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