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Huntsman reveals PO-MTBE disruption at Port Neches

6:41 PM MDT | June 18, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

Huntsman announced today that an unplanned manufacturing disruption at its Port Neches, TX propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) facility will reduce its second quarter earnings by approximately $10 million. The facility is now operating at normal rates. The company did not elaborate on the nature of the disruption.   Huntsman’s Port Neches PO-MTBE unit has a daily production capacity of 1.5 million pounds of PO and 4.8 million pounds of...

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