Westlake Chemical restarts 544,000 tonnes/year ethylene cracker in Louisiana that was shuttered in mid-August because of furnace issues

, September 17, 2013 () – The Petro 1 Lake Charles ethane cracker of US-based Westlake Chemical in Louisiana has been restarted. The cracker with 544,000 tonnes/y ethylene capacity had been shut down since mid-Aug 2013 due to furnace problems. Original Source: ICIS Chemical Business, http://www.icis.com/, Copyright Reed Business Information Limited 2013.

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