Plant status: INEOS cumene unit shut down on heat exchanger leak

Source: ICIS News


HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:


Location: Pasadena, Texas

Product: Cumene

Capacity: 907,000 tonnes/year

Event start: 21 August

Event finish: 30-31 August

Reason: Heat exchanger tube leak discovered at unit. Repairs unable to commence until risks posed by severe weather in the area passes.

Comments: Filing with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) shows cumene unit shut down. Start-up date unclear because of weather risks.