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ExxonMobil restarting Baton Rouge olefins unit
HOUSTON, August 16, 2016 (PCW) -– ExxonMobil is restarting its 2.15 billion lbs/yr olefins unit in Baton Rouge.
The unit shut down unexpectedly on August 3 after a compressor trip.
The unit represents 3.41% of US ethylene capacity and consumes up to 40,000 b/d of ethane, 10,000 b/d of propane and 10,000 b/d of butane.