HOUSTON (ICIS)--Winter Storm Inga has brought icy weather to much of the US in the last few days, resulting in plant upsets and other issues at many refineries and petrochemical sites in the southern and eastern regions of the country.
Here is a list of some of the sites that have specified direct or indirect impacts from inclement weather:
BASF shut down its Freeport, Texas caprolactam 1 unit after a loss of power from a third party.
Dow Chemical had a process upset at its Freeport Light Hydrocarbon 8 (LHC-8) unit.
ExxonMobil experienced elevated pressure at its Baytown, Texas refinery, resulting in flaring.
Valero had process upsets at its Port Arthur, Texas refinery.
Here is a list of other plant issues in the last few days, in which details were not specified or in which it was unclear if they were weather-related:
CITGO had a process upset at its fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at its Corpus Christi refinery.
Enterprise Products had an equipment trip at its Belvieu Environmental Fuels (BEF) unit after a loss of power from a third party.
LyondellBasell shut down unit D at its Bayport, Texas PP site after a power outage caused an upset.
Motiva had a process incident at its Port Arthur refinery.
(recasts with Dow process upset at its Freeport olefins unit and LyondellBasell shutdown at its Matagorda HDPE plant)