IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Companies

Reports: Technical difficulties delay restart of Shell's Moerdijk cracker

7:19 AM MDT | April 26, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Shell Chemicals' steam cracker at Moerdijk, Netherlands, is experiencing technical difficulties that have delayed the plant's restart following planned maintenance, unconfirmed reports say. The maintenance had been planned for March and April, and had been slated to last seven weeks, according to IHS Chemical data. A delayed restart would cause feedstock supply difficulties impacting internal supplies to Shell's downstream petrochemical production at its Moerdijk complex. Shell declined to comment on the reports. Moerdijk is one of Europe's largest crackers...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa