04 April 2005 18:08 [Source: ICIS news]
The ethylene-based cracker will be shut for 45 days for debottlenecking work which will increase production by 25,000 tonne/year to 460,000 tonne/year.
Besides the ethylene cracker, NPC also operates a 170,000 tonne/year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit. The PDH unit was shut down 15 August last year for a 40-day maintenance, according to global price reporting and market intelligence service ICIS-LOR, part of the same publishing group as CNI.
Sponsored by the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA), the IPC runs through Tuesday.
(The CNI newsroom at NPRA’s IPC is in Salon C, Marriott Riverwalk Hotel; Tel. +1 210 299 6585.)
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