06 May 2013 17:10 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US olefins producer Williams confirmed on Monday that it is postponing a planned shutdown at its Geismar cracker in Louisiana.
A company spokesperson confirmed that the shutdown, which was originally scheduled for May, has been moved to mid-August.
Sources said the original duration of the shutdown was expected to be 29 days, but the spokesperson could not confirm a new duration.
The company currently has 613,000 tonnes/year of ethylene capacity at the facility.
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