US olefins producer ExxonMobil restarts Louisiana cracker

10 September 2013 22:36  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US ExxonMobil restarted its Baton Rouge cracker in Louisiana, sources said on Tuesday.

Market players said the cracker had been down since late August because of a steam leak.

The cracker has an ethylene capacity of 1m tonnes/year, according to ICIS plants and projects.

A spokesperson for ExxonMobil declined to comment, citing company policy.

By: John Dietrich

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