Dow begins planned Europe ethylene oxide turnaround

14 March 2013 16:25  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical has begun a planned turnaround at its ethylene oxide (EO) plant in Terneuzen, the Netherlands, a company source said on Thursday.

The turnaround began on 12 March and is due to end on 16 April, the source added.

The plant has a nameplate EO capacity of 165,000 tonnes/year, according to ICIS data.

European EO producers include Shell, INEOS Oxide, BASF, Clariant, Sasol, Dow Chemical, IQA, PKN Orlen and AkzoNobel.

By: Samuel Weatherlake
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