Equistar Chemical Force Majeure Event. Feb 16th, 2021

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Per the previous letter dated February 16, 2021, Equistar Chemicals L.P. declared a force majeure event for all products within our Americas EO & derivatives portfolio – Ethylene Oxide, Ethylene Glycols, and E-Series
Glycol Ethers, effective February 16, 2021.

As a result of this event, for the foreseeable future, we are implementing a sales allocation for E-Series Glycol Ethers as shown in the table below. Allocation volumes were determined based on purchases made in the prior six (6) months; specifically, August 2020 through January 2021. This allocation will apply for March 2021. Any subsequent allocation changes will be communicated at a later date.

Glycol Ether EB 25%
Glycol Ether DB 30%
Glycol Ether DE 50%
Glycol Ether TE TBD**
Glycol Ether DM, DM-Jet 50%
Glycol Ether TM 100%
Glycol Ether HB, HHM, HE Contact your account manager
Glycol Ether Acetate EBA Contact your account manager
Glycol Ether Acetate DBA Contact your account manager
**Allocation determined after plant/unit start-up; Shipments to be restored
at that time.

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