Plant status: Shell plans May EG turnaround in Moerdijk - sources

Source: ICIS News

2019/02/12

Here is a plant status report:

Name: Shell

Location: Moerdijk, The Netherlands

Product: Ethylene glycol (EG)

Capacity (tonnes/year): 155,000 tonnes/year

Event start: Beginning of May

Event finish: End of May, exact dates uncertain

Reason:  Planned turnaround

Comments: Market sources expect a planned ethylene glycol (EG) and upstream ethylene oxide (EO) turnaround to take place in May at Shell's facility in Moerdijk in the Netherlands. The company declined to comment on maintenance activity of individual assets. A cracker maintenance turnaround is also taking place in spring 2019 in the same location.

MH/NW