in this issue
Markets :: Plastics :: Polyethylene
ENI to Close Gela Ethylene Plant
10:23 AM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
ENI (Rome) says that its Polimeri Europa subsidiary will permanently close its steam cracker at Gela, Italy. The closure forms part of a plan to upgrade ENI’s refinery at the same site, and will affect about 400 jobs, 33% of the site’s workforce. The upgrade will take place over the next three years, ENI says. The company says that the Gela cracker, with capacity for 250,000 m.t./year of ethylene, is small and uncompetitive, and uses outdated technology. Polimeri will continue to supply its low-density polyethylene plant at Gela with ethylene by...
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