BASF TOTAL resumes production at Texas cracker

21 September 2012 21:55  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals said on Friday production has been restored at its Port Arthur cracker in Texas.

The 936,000 tonne/year unit went down on Tuesday as a result of an instrument failure at a major compressor.

Production was restored on Thursday, a company spokesperson said.

The cracker is a joint venture between BASF and Total.

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