04 January 2013 14:25 [Source: ICIS news]
The 330,000 tonne/year unit, located in Marsa El-Brega, Libya, was restarted in October 2012, having been shut down in February 2011 at the onset of the Libyan civil war.
The second plant at the site – of equal capacity – remains offline, despite expectations from market players of a restart in late 2012.
The company source said attempts to restart the plant were ongoing. but being held up by various technical problems.
The source declined to suggest a schedule for the second plant’s eventual restart.
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