INEOS restarts Belgian EO/EG site, prepares for France shutdown

24 May 2013 20:28  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--INEOS Oxide is operating its ethylene oxide (EO) and monoethylene glycol (MEG) plants in Antwerp, Belgium, at full capacity following a catalyst change, and it is preparing for a maintenance outage in Lavera, France, a company source said on Friday.

INEOS Oxide has the capacity to produce 420,000 tonnes/year of EO and 290,000 tonnes/year of MEG in Antwerp.

The 250,000 tonne/year of EO and 15,000 tonne/year MEG site in Lavera is due for a three-week catalyst change from the end of June, the source added.

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