Plastics Reclamation Plant Liquidation
Sortation, Grinding, Washing and Starlinger Equipment For Sale
Equipment sold individually
Bids accepted first come, first served basis.
Subject to prior sale.
All offers due by Nov. 7
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Contact David for additional information at 1-630-235-8171
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LYB’s Corpus Christi cracker being commissioned, up at expanded rate this month
HOUSTON, November 1, 2016 (PCW) – LyondellBasell on Tuesday said it is currently commissioning its Corpus Christi cracker and expects it to be operating at its expanded rate of 2.5 billion lbs/yr this month.
The cracker went down for planned maintenance and expansion work in mid-April. It had been expected to return to service in October.
The unit, prior to its 800 million lbs/yr, could consume about 25,000 b/d of ethane, 10,000 b/d of propane, 5,000 b/d of normal butane and 10,000 b/d of natural gasoline. The expanded capacity is expected to add 22,000-24,000 b/d of ethane demand, according to PetroChem Wire estimates.
In an earnings call with analysts on Tuesday, LyondellBasell noted its 3Q olefins operating rates in the US came in around 70%.
Its 1.21 billion lbs/yr ethylene unit at Morris, Illinois, was shut for 70 days during the quarter for scheduled maintenance. It restarted at the end of September. -- Samantha Hartke