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Petromont Suspends Petrochemical Operations

12:30 PM MST | February 13, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff

Petromont (Montreal), a 50-50 joint venture between Dow Chemical and an arm of the Quebec government, says that on April 30 it will suspend production at its 300,000 m.t./year petrochemical cracker at Varennes, PQ and its 300,000 m.t./year polyethylene resins plant at Montreal. The company cites the strong Canadian dollar and “persistent difficulty in obtaining petroleum-based feedstock at competitive prices.” Another factor contributing to the closure is the loss of “key” customer LyondellBasell, says Kevin McCarthy, analyst at Bank of...

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