02 March 2012 16:48 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--LyondellBasell has started maintenance at its Channelview olefins complex in ?xml:namespace>
The company has two crackers at the site, each with 873,000 tonnes/year of capacity.
LyondellBasell shut down one of the units (OP-1) on Wednesday, sources said.
The cracker is expected to be off line for seven weeks. The second unit (OP-2) was also expected to go down but only for two weeks, the company said recently in a conference call.
A LyondellBasell spokesperson on Wednesday confirmed plans for a turnaround in
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