BASF/Total cracker in Texas resumes on-spec production

21 May 2013 20:40  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--BASF/Total Petrochemicals LLC’s Port Arthur olefins complex in Texas has resumed on-spec production, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday.

The spokesperson said the site experienced an operational upset on 19 May, causing off-spec material to be produced and sent to the flare.

As of Tuesday, on-spec production had been resumed at the site, which has an ethylene capacity of 934,000 tonnes/year.

By: John Dietrich

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