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LyondellBasell’s Channelview MTBE, POSM units shut down late Tuesday: TCEQ
HOUSTON, March 17, 2016 (PCW) -- LyondellBasell’s MTBE and propylene oxide/ styrene monomer (POSM) units shut down late Tuesday due to a “loss of steam supply,” according to a TCEQ filing.
“Units were shutdown safely and quickly as possible to minimize emissions,” the filing stated.
The MTBE unit has a capacity of 525,000 mt/yr (1.2 billion lb/yr), its PO capacity is 550,000 mt/yr (1.2 billion lb/yr) and styrene capacity is 600,000 mt/yr (1.32 billion lb/yr). -- Samantha Hartke
To read the entire filing, click here.