INEOS to close Green Lake ACN unit for two weeks: sources

08 August 2013 21:10  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--INEOS Nitriles will close its Green Lake, Texas, acrylonitrile (ACN) plant for two weeks to address a mechanical issue, sources said.

According to the ICIS database, the plant produces 545,000 tonnes/year of ACN.

The shutdown is scheduled to take place toward the end of August, and the plant is expected to come back online in early September, sources said.

Major producers of US ACN include Ascend Performance Materials, Cornerstone Energy, and INEOS. 

By: Mark Yost
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