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Shell's naphtha cracker to not start before mid-May
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Apr '11
Royal Dutch Shell announced that, its ethylene plant at Pulau Bukom in Singapore is not anticipated to start before mid-May.

Shell had declared a force majeure due to an unplanned operational problem issue on March 21.

The Singapore petrochemical complex has a yearly capacity to produce 800,000 tons of ethylene, 230,000 tons of benzene and 450,000 tons of propylene.

Under the force majeure clause, a company can skip and miss delivery contracts because of circumstances beyond their control.

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