LSB halts ammonia production at Alabama plant due to pipe rupture
Nov 14 (Reuters) - Chemical maker LSB Industries said its unit Cherokee Nitrogen Co's ammonia plant in Alabama suffered a pipe rupture and that it expected the outage to last for three to five months.
No serious injuries or environmental impact have been reported so far at the plant, the company said.
Shares of LSB, which makes chemical products for the mining, agricultural and industrial markets, were down 7 percent at $35.48 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
- Radar showed missing plane may have turned back: Malaysia military
- Malaysian jetliner may have turned back before vanishing |
- Malaysian plane presumed crashed; questions over false IDs |
- Exclusive: Probe into missing Malaysia plane looks at possible mid-air disintegration - source