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Gulf Coast Petrochemical Producers Beset by Maintenance Outages This Week

The U.S. Gulf Coast has seen a lot of ethylene activity this week, with a substantial amount of capacity remaining offline as a result…

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Fri Aug 26 2016

Gulf Coast Petrochemical Producers Beset by Maintenance Outages This Week

The U.S. Gulf Coast has seen a lot of ethylene activity this week, with a substantial amount of capacity remaining offline as a result of plant problems. ExxonMobil Chemical’s 1 billion-pound-per-year USC 1 and 800 million-pound-per-year USC II ethane cracking units in Beaumont, Texas, remain shut down due to major complications in a cooling tower. The company is »