INEOS declares force majeure on PE out of LaPorte, Texas

28 January 2014 22:36  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US polyethylene (PE) producer INEOS Olefins & Polymers declared force majeure on PE out of its Battleground Manufacturing Complex in La Porte, Texas, sources said on Tuesday.

In a 27 January customer letter obtained by ICIS, the company said it had “suffered a force majeure event,” but did not describe what the event was, or how long it was expected to last.

Allocation levels were not outlined in the letter.

A company spokesman did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment.

INEOS has 781,000 tonnes/year of high density polyethylene (HDPE) capacity at its Battleground Complex in LaPorte, Texas, according to ICIS Plants and Projects.

By: Michelle Klump
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