Explosion Stops Production at El Dorado Chemical Plant by Luke Jones Posted 5/21/2012 12:00 am Updated 6 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.