Dow plans maintenance at Boehlen cracker in Germany

Source: ICIS News

2015/08/05

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical plans to conduct maintenance at its German cracker in Boehlen in the second half of August, the US-based major said on Wednesday.

The unit, Dow's light hydrocarbon 1 plant, will undergo maintenance for five to six weeks, the company said.

Dow's cracker at Boehlen has an ethylene capacity of 510,000 tonne/year, according to ICIS plants and projects.

Trinseo is planning a third-quarter turnaround at its styrene plant in Boehlen as a result of the Dow maintenance. Trinseo's plant has a styrene capacity of 300,000 tonne/year.