07 August 2006 07:57 [Source: ICIS news]
The 170,000 tonnes/year butadiene unit will be debottlenecked during a 45-day turnaround which starts from 11 October.
The additional butadiene capacity will help to ease the current short supply, which has seen butadiene spot prices spiral upwards by $150/tonne the past month to breach $1,550/tonne CFR Northeast Asia for August shipments.
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