Italy's Versalis Brindisi BD extraction unit to restart this week

06 November 2013 11:44  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Italy-based Versalis’ butadiene (BD) extraction unit in Brindisi is expected to restart this week following maintenance, a source at the chemicals producer said on Wednesday.

Maintenance at the 145,000 tonnes/year facility was originally slated to take place at the end of August but was taken offline a couple of weeks earlier because of poor market conditions.

Versalis owns and operates two BD extraction units in Italy - the other is a 140,000 tonne/year unit in Ravenna, according to ICIS data.

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