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Fire Forces Shutdown at ExxonMobil Baytown Chemical Plant in Texas, an Industrial Info Market Brief

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Industry Segment: Chemical Processing | Word Count: 40 Words
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A fire on Wednesday at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas, chemical complex forced the shutdown of the 2.6 billion-pound-per-year BOP ethylene unit at the site. The fire was in a tower in an area of the plant that contains polypropylene material. ExxonMobil's nearby 557,000-barrel-per-day Baytown Refinery remained operating despite the fire.

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