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PetroLogistics Houston PDH facility down for repairs

9:27 AM MST | December 20, 2012 | Clay Boswell

PetroLogistics (Houston, TX) brought its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in Houston down for unscheduled repairs on 17 December owing to a damaged compressor.  The company expects the work to take three weeks and cost $2 million. PetroLogistics will meanwhile supply propylene customers from its inventory.  Petrologistics' PDH plant has capacity for 1.45 billion lbs/year of propylene. The plant started operation in October 2010 at the former site of an ExxonMobil ethylene...

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