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Huntsman plans 3Q maintenance for Port Neches EO/EG unit
HOUSTON, July 27, 2017 (PCW) –- Huntsman Corporation on Thursday announced it would conduct maintenance in 3Q on its 1.17 billion lbs/yr ethylene oxide and 800 million lbs/yr ethylene glycol units in Port Neches.
The EO unit represents 14.4% of US capacity; the EG unit is 9.8%.
The associated cracker at the facility has a capacity of 400 million lbs/yr (0.6% of US Gulf Coast ethylene capacity). It consumes 10,000 b/d of ethane. -- Samantha Hartke