11 March 2013 19:36 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)—US producer Huntsman has restarted its Port Neches cracker in Texas, sources said on Monday, after a longer-than-expected shutdown.
Sources said the restart process began on 8 March and the company was still working to return to full operating rates on Monday.
The 193,000 tonne/year cracker was shut down for maintenance in early January, after which initial efforts to restart it were unsuccessful.
According to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Huntsman experienced equipment issues at its A3 unit on 25 February.
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