Aug 3 (Reuters) – LyondellBasell on Monday mentioned it was restarting the polymers and olefins items at its La Porte, Texas, facility following an acetic acid leak final week that killed two folks.
Each items are situated in different elements of the La Porte website, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
The chemical leak at Lyondell’s chemical plant in La Porte killed two employees and injured 30 others, marking one of many worst U.S. petrochemical accidents since a 2019 Texas blast prompted the evacuation of hundreds of individuals.
The corporate mentioned that the investigation into the July 27 incident continues and it’ll take a while earlier than a willpower is made on the trigger.
(This story has been refiled to indicate firm assertion was on Monday, not Tuesday, in first paragraph)
Reporting by Arundhati Sarkar and Eileen Soreng in Bengaluru; Modifying by Christian Schmollinger