19 July 2006 09:52 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Petrochemical Corp of Singapore (PCS) started the shutdown of the aromatics plant at its No 2 cracker complex on Tuesday, ahead of a planned maintenance turnaround from 24 July, a company source said on Wednesday.
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The aromatics plant turnaround began with closing of the hydrogenation unit and cutting of feedstock on 18 July, and the extraction and fractionation units will follow on 19 and 20 July respectively.
PCS is a joint venture company between oil major Shell (50%) and Japan-Singapore Petrochemicals (50%), in which Sumitomo Chemicals is a major shareholder.
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