25 February 2009 21:27 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Celanese on Wednesday denied a market source’s claim that its ?xml:namespace>
A source told ICIS news on Tuesday that the plant had remained closed following a maintenance turnaround that began in October.
Celanese spokesman Travis Jacobsen on Tuesday refused to say whether the plant was running, saying it was company policy not to comment on the operational status of its plants.
On Wednesday, however, Celanese issued a statement saying the plant has been running since November.
"While it is against our policy to comment on the operational status of our manufacturing facilities, we feel the need to address this factually incorrect information and misstatement as noted by the source," Jacobsen said in a statement.
He would not specify the current operating rate of the 1.2m tonne/year unit.
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