BP PX unit at Texas City, Texas, loses power

10 January 2012 17:01  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--A paraxylene (PX) unit at BP's chemical complex in Texas City, Texas, lost power because of bad weather, the company said on Tuesday in a regulatory filing.

The PX-1 unit lost power on Monday, BP said in a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

BP said in the filing it was working on resuming normal operations at the unit.

BP did not immediately respond to a request for additional comment.

BP has a PX capacity of 1,271,000 tonnes/year in Texas City, according to ICIS.

For more on PX visit ICIS chemical intelligence
For more on BP's Texas City plant visit ICIS plants and projects

By: Al Greenwood
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