Blaze forces Port Arthur plant to shut

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the emphasis of the investigations into a major fire incident at the Light Olefins Unit facility of Huntsman in Port Arthur, Texas on the propylene refrigeration unit. Based on the findings of the Huntsman investigation team, hydrocarbon levels at the site were below the health effects threshold. The company believes that the fire will not have a significant impact on its plan of to sell or restructure its assets. The company's facilities in Jefferson County were unaffected by the fire.


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