USA: Polyethylene Sasol Achieves Beneficial Operation of Lake Charles Chemicals Project’s Plant
The facility is the maiden production unit of the Lake Charles Chemicals Project to begin operations. The linear low-density polyethylene unit achieved beneficial operations on February 13, 2019.
Louisiana, USA – Shareholders of Sasol are referred to the Company’s updated trading statement released on the Stock Exchange News Service on February 8, 2019, wherein the Company provided an update on its Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP) in Louisiana, USA.
Further to this announcement, the firm also revealed that its new linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) unit in Lake Charles achieved beneficial operations on February 13, 2019. This is the first of the seven LCCP production units to come online.
This milestone follows the safe and successful commissioning of the steam system, which produced first steam on August 1, 2018, a few weeks earlier than planned. Furthermore, all utilities to support the early process units at LCCP were fully operational by the end of November 2018.
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