HOUSTON (ICIS)--US producer Ascend Performance Materials has restarted its largest acrylonitrile (ACN) unit in Texas after a scheduled turnaround, a company source confirmed on Friday.
The turnaround at Ascend's Chocolate Bayou facility had been expected to last around two weeks in August.
Ascend's AN7 unit had a capacity of approximately 310,000 tonnes/year, according to ICIS plants and projects.
US Gulf ACN export spot prices had been on uptrend amid globally tight supply because of ongoing and upcoming plant shutdowns worldwide.
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