28 February 2011 10:55 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Oman Polypropylene (PP) is running its 340,000 tonne/year plant at high operating rates on Monday despite the protestors blocking the roads that lead to the plant site, a company source said.
The plant is located at the Sohar industrial estate. The area, which also houses a refinery, was reported to be surrounded by protestors seeking political reforms in ?xml:namespace>
“The PP plant is running fine, [there is] no impact due to the protests, as of now. But, if the unrest persists, plant operating rates maybe altered later,” the company source said.
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
Asian Chemical Connections