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ExxonMobil’s BOP-X olefins unit at Baytown returns to normal operations
HOUSTON, January 31, 2017 (PCW) -- ExxonMobil’s 2.3 billion lbs/yr BOP-X olefins unit at Baytown has resumed normal operations.
The unit has been running at significantly reduced rates since Jan 20 after a propylene refrigeration compressor shut down.
The unit represents 3.55% of total US ethylene capacity and can consume about 65,000 b/d of ethane.