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CP Chem's Orange PE plant flares

9 Aug 2017, 8.26 pm GMT

CP Chem's Orange PE plant flares

Houston, 9 August (Argus) — A power outage at Chevron Phillips's polyethylene plant in Orange, Texas, caused material to be routed to a flare in the early morning hours today.

Operating procedures were taken to minimize emissions, according to the filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

CP Chem's Orange plant produces both HDPE and HDPE. CP Chem produces approximately 264,000 t/yr of HDPE at the Orange plant.


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