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Williams delays restarting Geismar cracker to July

8:27 AM MDT | June 27, 2014 | —Clay Boswell

Williams Partners (Williams; Tulsa, OK) has pushed restarting its Geismar, LA, ethylene plant back one month, to July. Williams expects sales from the facility to begin in mid-August. The Geismar plant has been off-line since June 2013, when an explosion killed two employees. At the time, the plant was in the midst of a $500-million expansion project. When the plant restarts, its capacity will have increased by 600 million lbs/year, to 1.95 billion lbs/year. Williams says the delay resulted from “lower-than-planned construction labor productivity and other...

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