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BP lifts force majeure at UK acetic anhydride plant

9:59 AM MDT | July 17, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

BP Chemicals Ltd. (BPCL), a BP subsidiary, has lifted the force majeure at the company's 154,000-m.t./year acetic anhydride plant at Saltend, near Hull, UK, the company confirmed today. "The unit is running so we lifted [force majeure] FM at 00.01 this morning," the company says. The force majeure was declared on 20 June and it was caused by "an unforeseeable delay during the start-up procedures ... following a planned turnaround," as reported by CW at the time.   The acetic anhydride market in Europe has been tight this summer...

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