Petrologistics' C3 unit in Texas down after nitrogen outage

18 May 2011 21:21  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Petrologistics said on Wednesday that its propylene (C3) plant in Texas was off line because of a lack of nitrogen supply.

Nitrogen supply was interrupted because of a ruptured pipeline header, the company said in a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).    

Petrologistics did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The company has 544,000 tonnes/year of capacity at a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Houston.

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By: William Lemos
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