PetroLogistics LP Announces Temporary Outage at its Production Facility

Jun 03, 2013, 18:23 ET from PetroLogistics LP

HOUSTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH)  (the "Partnership") announced today that it will temporarily bring down its propane dehydrogenation facility commencing on Saturday, June 8, 2013, for repairs pertaining to two of the eight reactors at the plant. While the facility is down, we will also complete certain other maintenance items. The Partnership believes that all necessary work can be completed in approximately 2 weeks and at a cost of less than $5 million. The Partnership will declare a force majeure event. Provided the plant resumes operations by June 20, 2013, we anticipate total second quarter sales of approximately 260 million pounds of propylene.

About PetroLogistics LP

PetroLogistics LP is a master limited partnership which owns and operates the only U.S. propane dehydrogenation facility producing propylene from propane. The Partnership's headquarters and operations are located in Houston, Texas.

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