NEDERLAND, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP (NYSE: OCIP) ("the Partnership") announced today that it is starting up the methanol plant at its Beaumont facility after conducting essential repairs on its reformer. The facility is expected to restart production of methanol during the next two days.
As a result of the repairs, the ammonia unit was down for approximately 2 days and the methanol unit would have been down for approximately 9 days including the time required to restart the plant.
As previously reported the Partnership has scheduled a turnaround of the facility during the fourth quarter of 2014 which is expected to improve the facility's technical reliability factor significantly post completion.
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OCI Partners LP owns and operates a recently upgraded, integrated methanol and ammonia production facility that is strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast near Beaumont. The facility currently has a maximum methanol production capacity of 730,000 metric tons per year and a maximum ammonia production capacity of 265,000 metric tons per year.
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