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No Timeline for Restart of CP Chem's Cedar Bayou Complex

S&P Global Platts, September 15, 2017

Chevron Phillips Chemical's Cedar Bayou petrochemical complex remains shut down as emergency and assessment crews gauge the safety of structures and systems following Hurrican Harvey, according to company spokeswoman Kristina Baum. According to the National Weather Service, one of its gauges north of CP Chem's complex east of Houston recorded 51.88 inches of rain as of August 29 -- the highest single amount seen from the wettest storm ever in the Lower 48 states. The complex has an 835,000 mt/year cracker and 842,330 mt/year of polyethylene capacity.

"At this point, it is too early to accurately assess when we will initiate startup activities," Baum said.

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