14 September 2012 10:04 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--BASF is back to normal rates at its ethylene oxide (EO) plant in ?xml:namespace>
"We restarted the plant with a small delay caused by technical hiccups. The plant is at normal rates again," the source said.
Contractual commitments to customers were not affected during the shutdown at the 345,000 tonne/year EO facility that began on 17 August.
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Earlier in September, the source said a small amount of the group's 25,000 tonne/year ethylene glycol (EG) capacity at Ludwigshafen was lost following the scheduled maintenance shutdown. However, BASF's 350,000 tonne/year EG unit in Antwerp, Belgium, had continued to run normally.
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