27 September 2013 17:41 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Unigel has shut down its 60,000 tonnes/year acrylonitrile (ACN) plant in the Morelos petrochemical complex in ?xml:namespace>
The plant, a joint venture between Unigel and Pemex Petroquimica, is experiencing a propylene supply issue, sources said.
The plant, which began operations in 2009, shut down in August for planned maintenance.
INEOS, which also shut down its 545,000 tonnes/year ACN plant in Green Lake, Texas, in late August for planned maintenance, is continuing to ramp up production, sources said.
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