23 October 2012 18:51 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--ExxonMobil reported flaring from its ?xml:namespace>
ExxonMobil has two crackers in
It was unclear if one or both units were affected.
ExxonMobil on Saturday reported flaring from
"The cause was due to the loss of a seal on a gas compressor," the company said in the filing, which listed emissions of benzene and butadiene (BD) and two other chemicals.
An ExxonMobil spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
US ethylene prices were up on Tuesday, with October material trading at 55.00 cents/lb ($1,213/tonne, €934/tonne), up from 54.25 cents/lb on Monday.
($1 = €0.77)
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