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TPC Group Resumes Operations Following Hurricane Harvey Landfall
HOUSTON , Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TPC Group announced today that it has resumed full operations at both its Houston and Port Neches facilities. Initial operations at the Houston facility started as early as September 2 and the majority of operations were on-line by September 7, 2017. Port Neches brought initial operations capability on-line on September 8 with production restored by September 13, 2017.
"The efforts of TPC's employees helping each other, helping neighbors and the community, and restoring our operational capability has been remarkable," said TPC Group Chairman, President and CEO, Ed Dineen. "I am truly humbled, proud and amazed at the overall response to this tragic and catastrophic storm."
"We know that there are many suppliers and customers who count on TPC as an integral part of their businesses," said Charlie Graham, senior vice president, commercial. "We are very pleased that we have recovered so quickly to be there for them."
TPC Group's Lake Charles Terminal was not been impacted by the storm and continues to maintain normal operations.
About TPC Group
TPC Group Inc. is a leading producer of value-added products derived from niche petrochemical raw materials, such as C4 hydrocarbons, and provider of critical infrastructure and logistics services along the Gulf Coast. TPC Group sells its products into a wide range of performance, specialty and intermediate segments, including synthetic rubber, fuels, lubricant additives, plastics and surfactants. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with an operating history of more than 70 years, TPC Group has manufacturing facilities in the industrial corridor adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel and Port Neches, Texas, and operates a product terminal in Lake Charles, Louisiana. For more information, visit the TPC Group's website at www.tpcgrp.com.
Andrew Grygiel, Investor Relations
Sara Cronin, Media Relations