ExxonMobil reports flaring from Louisiana polyolefins plant

22 August 2011 22:29  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--ExxonMobil reported flaring from its Baton Rouge polyolefins plant in Louisiana in a recorded message on its non-emergency operations hotline on Monday.

Flaring resulted from a minor equipment malfunction on the unit, the message said.

No other details were immediately available.

The plant has a capacity to produce 2.8bn lb/year (1.3m tonnes/year) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP), according to information on ExxonMobil's website.

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By: William Lemos
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