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Ineos restarts Chocolate Bayou Olefins 2 unit
HOUSTON, April 10, 2017 (PCW) – Ineos has restarted its 2.125 billion lbs/yr Olefins II unit at Chocolate Bayou.
The unit went down unexpectedly ion March 19. The unit, which represents 3.22% of total US ethylene production capacity, can consume 40,000 b/d of ethane and 20,000 b/d of propane, as per PetroChem Wire estimates.
Some 64 million lbs of ethylene was lost as a result of the outage. -- Samantha Hartke