Lyondellbasell May Have Flaring at Channelview, Texas, Plant

LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) said it may have flaring at its Channelview, Texas, chemical complex as it restarts a process unit.

The report was made on a community hot line. David Harpole, a Lyondell spokesman, said the company doesn’t comment on day- to-day operations.

“We put the information on the hot line as a courtesy to our neighbors,” Harpole said.

The Channelview plant has two olefins units, each with a capacity of 1.95 billion pounds a year, according to the company.

To contact the reporter on this story: Gene Laverty in Calgary at glaverty@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Stets at dstets@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.