Processing Magazine

LyondellBasell Says Fire at La Porte Under Control

January 18, 2011

According to Bloomberg, LyondellBassell Industries NV said a fire at its La Porte, Texas, plant Monday was in a non-operating part of the facility and has been contained by staff. The fire occurred in a part of the chemical complex that is being demolished. The fire was unrelated to an earlier flaring incident that was reported on the community hotline. The La Porte complex produces ethylene, propylene, linear low-density polyethylene and low-density polyethylene.