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Shell’s OP-III cracker at Deer Park has compressor trip; unit being stabilized
HOUSTON, November 21, 2016 (PCW) – Shell’s 1.8 billion lbs/yr OP-III olefins unit at Deer Park experienced a compressor trip Sunday morning and was being stabilized as of Monday morning, according to a TCEQ filing.
The unit represents 2.84% of US ethylene production capacity and was last offline in June 2012. It can consume 25,000 b/d of ethane, 20,000 b/d of propane, 5,000 b/d of normal butane and 5,000 b/d of natural gasoline, as per PetroChem Wire estimates.
Read the entire filing here.