Russia's Lukoil says Dec. 15 fire at its Stavrolen petrochemical plant in southern part of country has disrupted production; extent of disruption unknown at plant that produced 684,000 tonnes of petrochemicals in 2010, mostly PE

LOS ANGELES , December 16, 2011 () – OAO Lukoil Holdings, a Russian oil company, said a fire at the company's Stavrolen chemical plants Dec. 15 partially disrupted output, the Wall Street Journal reported the same day.

The plant, the southern part of the country, saw output of 684,000 tonnes of petrochemicals in 2010, the Journal reported. Most of that output was polyethylene, the Journal added.

It was unclear how long and how much production would be disrupted.

The primary source of this article was the Wall Street Journal, New York, New York, Dec. 15, 2011.

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