08 February 2012 17:28 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--One of LyondellBasell’s low density polyethylene (LDPE) units in ?xml:namespace>
Spokesman David Harpole told ICIS that an investigation into the cause of the explosion has not yet been concluded.
“We will not speculate on the timing of a restart of that unit, and we will not comment on projected costs,” Harpole added. He would not disclose specific capacity data.
According to ICIS, LyondellBasell has a total LDPE production capacity of 430,000 tonnes/year at the Wesseling site.
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