US Westlake brings cracker in Kentucky back on line

31 May 2011 21:17  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Westlake Chemical's 195,000 tonne/year Calvert City cracker in Kentucky is back on line from a scheduled turnaround, the US-based company said on Tuesday.

Market sources said in April that the unit was expected to be off line for about three weeks in May.

The company was expected to bring the unit back up during the week ended 27 May.

Westlake did not provide specific dates of the start up.

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By: Brian Balboa
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