US Eastman restarts crackers in Texas downed by power outage

05 March 2012 16:13  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Eastman Chemical has restarted two of its Longview crackers in Texas that were downed by a power outage last week, the company said on Monday.

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

The crackers were restarted during the weekend, according to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

Eastman has a third cracker in Longview with 358,000 tonnes/year of capacity.

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