Pemex, Mexichem JV Pararitos Cracker Remains Shut Down Following April Explosion

S&P Global Platts, October 28, 2016

Pemex and Mexichem's joint venture cracker at the Pajaritos petrochemical complex remains shut down indefinitely after an explosion rocked the plant on April 20, 2016.  Mexichem CEO Antonio Carillo announced this week that the ethylene plant is under a mechanical integrity evaluation, but it appears that no damage has occurred. He added that restarting the cracker by the end of 2016 was not likely.

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