NewsFlashBASF PETRONAS declares Malaysia oxo-alcohols/acrylates FM

09 May 2013 08:07  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--BASF PETRONAS Chemicals has declared a force majeure (FM) on its oxo-alcohol and acrylate acid and esters plants at Gebang industrial zone in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, on Thursday afternoon, citing lack of feedstock propylene supply, a company source said.

The company received a similar force majeure notice from its key propylene supplier, the source said without providing details.

“We are currently unable to ascertain the length of the FM, but we will update in a week's time,” the source said.

By: Heng Hui
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