07 July 2011 23:39 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Eastman Chemical has shut down one of its crackers in northeast Texas to address a vibration issue on the unit, the company said on Thursday.
The cracker was one of two 141,000 tonne/year units the company has at its site in Longview.
Eastman has not yet determined when the unit will be restarted, a spokesperson said.
The company has a third cracker in Longview that produces 358,000 tonnes/year of ethylene.
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