US Chevron Phillips shuts down Texas cracker on loss of steam

09 January 2014 19:18  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Chevron Phillips Chemical shut down its Port Arthur cracker in Texas on 7 January because of a loss of steam from a third-party provider, a company spokesperson confirmed on Thursday.

No timetable was given for the restart of the 803,000 tonne/year ethylene unit by company sources or in a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

By: John Dietrich

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