BPRP in ethylene FM at Gelsenkirchen

Weddle, Nel
July 2006
Chemical Market Reporter;7/17/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that BP Refining and Petrochemicals has declared force majeure on supplies of ethylene at its olefin cracking plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The restart of the biggest furnace was delayed for three weeks for maintenance. Production is expected to be back by August 1, 2006. However, propylene obligations can be met by using inventory.


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