OxyChem maintenance will trim olefins output

March 1995
Chemical Week;3/22/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on OxyChem's decision to cut operating rates for olefins as a result of scheduled repairs to the heat exchanger at its ethylene plant in Corpus Christi, Texas.


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