Plant status: SABIC Geleen polymers getting back to normal

Author: Linda Naylor


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

Name: SABIC Europe

Location: Geleen, Netherlands

Product: Polyethylene, Polypropylene

Capacity (tonnes/year): 350,000 high density polyethylene, 120,000 linear low density polyethylene, 480,000 low density polyethylene (at Beek), 585,000 polypropylene

Event start: 28 November

Event finish: 30 November-1 December

Reason: Repairs to water system at site

Comments: Site website indicated controlled shutdown of units at the site from 28 November, and phased restart from 30 November. Sources said production was "more or less" back to normal on 1 December.