in this issue
World News and Views :: Top of the News
Eastman Restarts Longview Cracker Ahead of Schedule
9:06 AM MST | December 22, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley
Eastman Chemical says it has completed the restart of a previously idled ethane cracking unit at its Longview, TX complex ahead of schedule. The restart increases Eastman’s olefin capacity by about 500 million lbs/year and brings the total number of active cracking units at Longview to three. “The restart was prompted by a favorable shift in market conditions for olefin feedstocks which is expected to continue over the next several years,” says Ron Lindsay, executive v.p./performance polymers and chemical intermediates at Eastman...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee