Eastman crackers in Texas downed by power outage

01 March 2012 22:33  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Eastman Chemical said on Thursday that two of its Longview crackers in Texas were down because of a power outage the previous day.

The two units each have 141,000 tonnes/year of ethylene capacity.

The company plans to restart the crackers early next week, a spokesperson said.

Eastman has a third cracker at the site with 358,000 tonnes/year of capacity.

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