30 August 2013 17:50 [Source: ICIS news]
The official could not comment on the status of the force majeure that it declared on EG on 8 August.
Huntsman declared the force majeure after seeing the need to shut down production at one of its integrated EO/EG towers. A routine inspection showed that the tower had unexpected cracks.
Market sources have said that the force majeure tightened supply during the busy antifreeze buying season. Antifreeze is a major downstream market for monoethylene glycol (MEG).
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