Explosion Stops Production at El Dorado Chemical Plant by Luke Jones Posted 5/21/2012 12:00 am Updated 5 years ago A reactor explosion caused "significant" damage to the El Dorado Chemical Co. plant last week, forcing it to cease production. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.