SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

February 18, 2011 06:00 ET

Braskem's Ethylene Units in Camacari Resume Operations After Power Outage, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - February 18, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On Monday, February 14, 2011, Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) (Sao Paulo, Brazil) successfully restarted its two ethylene units located at the company's petrochemical site in Camacari. The plants had been offline since February 4, because of an unexpected power outage.

The blackout caused the halting of normal activities of many of the most important chemical producers in the country, such as Braskem, BASF SE (OTC:BASFY), Unigel, Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Elekeiroz, Oxiteno and Brazil's state-owned petroleum company Petrobras (NYSE:PBR).

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