27 April 2011 11:36 [Source: ICIS news]
PRAGUE (ICIS)--OMV plans to shut down its petrochemical plants at ?xml:namespace>
OMV produces olefins at the plants, which are mainly supplied to neighbouring polyolefins manufacturer Borealis, in which OMV has a minority stake.
“The objective of this routine work, which takes place every six years, is to thoroughly clean, inspect and service petrochemical plant parts,” OMV said.
“The shutdown is being carried out in close cooperation with Borealis; the plastics manufacturer will overhaul its equipment at the same time.”
An additional 3,500 workers would be contracted to help carry out the maintenance work, the company also noted.
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