17 August 2012 17:11 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--BASF shut down its 345,000 tonne/year ethylene oxide (EO) plant in ?xml:namespace>
"We just started the shutdown of the EO plant today at 7am," the source said. "We need to ship pure EO (PEO) to
A small amount of the 25,000 tonne/year ethylene glycol (EG) capacity will be lost, but the 350,000 tonne/year EG unit in Antwerp, Belgium, will still run, he added.
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