30 May 2012 22:21 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Eastman Chemical has completed maintenance work at its HCC-3 Longview cracker in Texas, the company said on Wednesday, adding that the unit is expected to be on line in the next few days.
Eastman took the 141,000 tonne/year cracker down on 9 May, for a three-week planned turnaround.
Commissioning activities are in progress now and the plant should be back on line later this week, a spokesperson said.
Eastman has a second cracker with 141,000 tonnes/year of capacity in Longview and a larger unit with 358,000 tonnes/year of capacity.
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