Petrotahlil :According to market sources, OMV declared force majeure on supplies from its cracker in Burghausen Refinery, Germany. The news was not directly confirmed by the company at the time of press.
The 450,000 tons/year cracker of the refinery faced a technical glitch by late August, said local media sources. Some industry participants expect the malfunction to be solved by early September.
According to the company’s website, the Burghausen Refinery has a crude oil processing capacity of 3.8 million tons/year. OMV operates three refineries in Schwechat (Austria), Burghausen (South Germany) and Petrobrazi (Romania), with a total annual refinery capacity of 17.8 million tons.
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