NewsFlashShell Chemicals declares FM on Moerdijk cracker products

02 March 2012 11:25  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Shell Chemicals has declared force majeure on 1 March for all cracker products with immediate effect, because of an unforeseen increase in fouling in its ethylene cracker system at Moerdijk, in the Netherlands, the company said on Friday.

Shell Chemicals said essential repair work is underway. The timeframe for completion of repairs is still being assessed.

By: Heidi Finch
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