Dow to close Terneuzen, NL, cracker for repair work

08 August 2013 17:31  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical plans to close its No.1 cracker at Terneuzen in the Netherlands for repair work in the second half of August, a company source said on Thursday.

The cracker, the smallest of three owned and operated by Dow at the site, will be off line for 10-12 days.

The nature of the repair work was not disclosed.

Dow has the capacity to produce 1.82m tonnes/year of ethylene at the Terneuzen site, according to ICIS data.

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