Dow Force Majeure Announcement for Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) – May 17

The Dow Chemical Company has announced on May 17 that they are declaring force majeure for Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM).  Dow will not be able to supply VAM.  At this time, Dow estimates that this event will prevent Dow from supplying VAM for approximately two months. For further details, please read the …

Equistar/Lyondellbasell Force Majeure Cessation – E-Series Solvents April 4, 2018

Equistar/Lyondellbasell has announced that effective immediately, the force majeure event for Ethylene Glycol Ethers (EB, DB, DM including DM-Jet, DE, HB, HE, TM, HHM), and Glycol Ether Acetates (EBA, DBA) has ceased. For further details, please read the Lyondellbasell force majeure cessation letter here.  Be sure to reach out to …

BASF Purified Ethylene Oxide (PEO) Force Majeure Lifted

BASF Corporation announced they have lifted their declaration of Force Majeure on all Purified Ethylene Oxide containing products and have successfully re-established operations in all of their impacted units as of March 31, 2018. Be sure to reach out to your dedicated GreenChem sales rep for further insight on the …

Dow Force Majeure Announcement on AEEA, DETA and PIP 68 – March 21, 2018

The Dow Chemical Company has announced Force Majeure at its St. Charles Operations manufacturing site due to a breakage of equipment beyond their reasonable control.  This new announcement will affect the allocations for Aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA), Diethylenetriamine (DETA) and Piperazine 68% (PIP 68). For further details, please read the Dow Force …

Lyondellbasell Force Majeure Announcement on E-Series Solvents

Lyondellbasell has announced force majeure at its Bayport, Texas site due to complete failure of third-party supplier of steam to the Bayport Ethylene Oxide plant. This new announcement will affect all Glycol Ethers (EB, DB, DM including DM-Jet, DE, HB, HE, HM,TTM) and Glycol Ether Acetates (EBA, DBA), effective immediately. For …

Lyondellbasell Force Majeure Announcement on Ethylene Oxide and Ethylene Glycols

Lyondellbasell has announced force majeure due to complete failure of third-party supplier of steam to the Bayport, Texas Ethylene Oxide plant. For further details, please read the Lyondellbasell force majeure letter here. be sure to reach out to your dedicated GreenChem sales representative for further insight on the latest chemical …

Lyondell EB, DB, & More Receive Sales Allocations September 1

Lyondell confirmed more sales allocations in light of the force majeure announcements due to the torrential conditions following Hurricane Harvey. As a result, for the foreseeable future Lyondell EB, DB, and more are on strict sales allocation, effective September 1, 2017. For further details, please read the Lyondell letter here. …

Lyondell MEG, TEG, DEG Receive Sales Allocations September 1

Lyondell confirmed more sales allocations in light of the force majeure announcements due to the torrential conditions following Hurricane Harvey. As a result, for the foreseeable future Lyondell MEG, TEG, and DEG are on strict sales allocation, effective September 1, 2017. For further details, please read the Lyondell letter here. …

Lyondell PM, DPM, TPM, PNB & More Receive Sales Allocations September 1

Lyondell has previously delcared force majeure on their P-series of glycol ethers due to the torrential conditions following Hurricane Harvey. As a result, for the foreseeable future Lyondell PM, DPM, TPM, PNB, among others, are on strict sales allocation, effective September 1, 2017. For further details, please read the Lyondell …