21 April 2010 23:05 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Dow Chemical plans to take down the ethylene oxide (EO) and ethylene glycol (EG) units at its Seadrift plant in Texas for 30 days beginning in early May, the company said on Wednesday.
The shutdown is for planned maintenance on the units, said Amy Ahlich, Dow spokeswoman.
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The March contract range for EO during the week ended 16 April was 51.50-59 cents/lb ($1,135-1,301/tonne), according to global chemical market intelligence service ICIS pricing.
Ranges for March EG contracts, industrial grade (EGI), during the same week were 50-52 cents/lb.
($1 = €0.74)
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