Dow's Tarragona cracker ramping up after technical issues

19 September 2013 17:51  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical is currently ramping up its cracker at Tarragona in Spain following some unexpected downtime because of technical issues, a company source said on Thursday.

“We are ramping up Tarragona to reasonable levels,” the source said.

The cracker was ramped down at the end of August.

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

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