NOVA restarts Canada cracker after 45-day turnaround

23 July 2012 21:14  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Canada's NOVA Chemicals has restarted its Joffre E1 cracker in Alberta after a 45-day turnaround, the company said on Monday.

The 726,000 tonne/year facility resumed operations on 21 July, a spokesperson said.

The unit was taken off line in the first week of June.

NOVA has two other crackers in Joffre, one of which is under a partnership with Dow Chemical, with a combined 2.1m tonnes/year of capacity.

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