Dow Chemical Tarragona cracker ramps down due to unplanned issues

29 August 2013 11:51  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical’s cracker in Tarragona, Spain, is ramping down because of unexpected technical issues, a company source said on Thursday.

Operating rates will be reduced at the Tarragona cracker over the next seven days, with an outage due to take place during the first half of September.

The nameplate capacity for ethylene at the Tarragona site is 600,000 tonnes/year, according to the company source.


By: Heidi Finch
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