NewsFlashTotal to close French Carling naphtha cracker

04 September 2013 16:00  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Total confirmed on Wednesday that it is to shut down the naphtha cracker at its site in Carling, northern France.

The decision to close the unit, which the France-based oil and gas major described as “acutely loss-making”, will reduce headcount at the site from 554 to 344.

According to ICIS, the cracker has a production capacity of 320,000 tonnes/year of ethylene.

By: Tom Brown
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