26 October 2012 14:58 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Eastman Chemical is extending the shutdown of one of its crackers in ?xml:namespace>
Jim Rogers said that some of the cracker’s equipment needed additional maintenance work.
The extension could have a negative earnings impact of less than 10 cents on Eastman’s fourth-quarter earnings per share,
“[The earnings impact] is not a big number, but it’s enough to take a little of the bloom of the rose,” he added.
He did not comment on capacities.
ICIS reported early this month that Eastman shut down a 358,000 tonne/year cracker at
Eastman also has two smaller crackers in
Additional reporting by William Lemos
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