21 November 2008 17:09 [Source: ICIS news]
Chevron Phillips said a date for the restart of the 295,000 tonne/year unit had not been determined.
No layoffs were anticipated as a result of the shutdown, the company said.
Chevron Phillips has two other olefins crackers at the site with a combined capacity of 1.6m tonnes/year.
Sweeny 24 has 676,000 tonnes/year of capacity and Sweeny 33 has 907,000 tonnes/year, according to global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing.
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