05 February 2009 18:47 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--LyondellBasell's subsidiary chemical company Equistar said on Thursday that it is eliminating 75 workers at its PD Glycol plant in Beaumont, Texas.
The PD Glycol unit is a joint venture between Equistar and DuPont and has been offline since Hurricane Ike hit the US Gulf coast in September 2008.
Since the storm , employees have worked to keep the site from deteriorating further, the company said.
No decision has been made on the plant's future.
Equistar said in a statement that it will keep a smaller group of employees to continue with remediation activity.
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