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Dow Declares Force Majeure on MEG and DEG

9:34 AM MDT | October 24, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Dow Chemical has declared force majeure on monoethylene glycol (MEG) and diethylene glycol (DEG), citing an unplanned outage at its Seadrift, TX site. The company’s Hahnville, LA plant is also offline for a planned turnaround. Mechanical issues at the Seadrift plant began on September 26, and the plant was restarted on October 10. The Hahnville plant was scheduled to be down from September 4 to October 19. However, due to mechanical problems, the outage began earlier than planned, on August 30, and may extend to later this month. The force majeure is...

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