News Code : 43382

Petrotahlil :According to market sources, Italy’s Versalis took its cracker in Dunkirk, France offline due to a fire which broke out at the company’s petrochemical plant. It is not yet known how long the unit will remain shut while the company could not be reached for comments at the time of press.

Local media sources also reported that the fire was brought under control with no reported injuries and the company is currently assessing the required repairs.

The cracker has a production capacity of 380,000 tons/year of ethylene and 95,000 tons/year of propylene.

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