INEOS Dormagen BD line running after planned maintenance - sources

23 April 2014 10:20 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)--The smaller of the two butadiene (BD) extraction lines owned and operated by INEOS at its site in Dormagen, Germany, is back online, market sources said on Wednesday.

The unit was taken offline around 17 March for planned maintenance. Sources said it was restarted last week.

It was expected the company would aim to have the unit back online now it has permanently shut down its BD operation in Grangemouth, the UK.

The operational status has not been confirmed by the company, which does not usually comment on production.

INEOS has the capacity to produce 245,000 tonnes in total of BD at Dormagen, according to ICIS data.

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By Nel Weddle