18 June 2010 16:09 [Source: ICIS news]
Cracker issues brought PP production to a halt on Thursday 17 June, and the unit was expected to be down for 8 days, said the letter.
Total Petrochemicals, which shares PP production at the site with INEOS, declined to comment on the situation. Total already had force majeure restrictions in place on PP deliveries from ?xml:namespace>
PP availability had been restricted for several weeks, because of a lack of propylene monomer, and other technical issues which affected PP output.
PP homopolymer net prices were trading at around €1,270-1,300/tonne ($1,568-1,605/tonne) FD (free delivered) NWE (northwest
PP producers in
($1 = €0. 81)
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