29 January 2009 18:56 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Dow Chemical has begun to shut down its LHC-8 cracker at Freeport, Texas for scheduled maintenance, the company said on Thursday.
The 998,000 tonne/year unit will be off line until 5 February, a company spokesperson said.
Dow has a second cracker, LHC-7, at Freeport with ethylene capacity of 612,000 tonnes/year.
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