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Westlake Chemical’s Petro 1 olefins unit down for planned maintenance
HOUSTON, April 18, 2016 (PCW) -– Westlake Chemical’s Petro 1 olefins unit went down for planned maintenance Monday.
The 1.2 billion lb/yr unit has been operating normally since September 2014.
Westlake has said the turnaround would last for 80 days during which its capacity would be expanded.
The outage loss should result in demand loss of 35,000 b/d of ethane. – Samantha Hartke