Ellba Eastern declares force majeure at Singapore SM/PO plant

18 September 2013 09:49  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Ellba Eastern has declared a force majeure on supply from its Singapore plant, a spokesperson from its parent firm Shell said on Wednesday.

"We can confirm that Ellba Eastern has declared Force Majeure on Shell with effect from 16 September 2013. We continue to closely monitor the situation,” the spokesperson said in an e-mailed statement.

Ellba Eastern’s Singapore plant has a nameplate styrene monomer (SM) capacity of 550,000 tonnes/year and a propylene oxide (PO) capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year.

The company is a 50:50 joint venture of Anglo-Dutch energy major Shell and German chemicals giant BASF.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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