PCS plans to shut down cracker for maintenance

04 October 2007 10:11  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Petrochemical Corp of Singapore (PCS) will shut its No 1 naphtha cracker in mid-July 2008 for a regular maintenance shutdown, a company source said on Thursday.

 

The cracker was due to be shut for about 38 days the source said with regards to the 475,000 tonne/year ethylene production facility located in western Singapore.

 

PCS’s no 2 cracker, which produces 615,000 tonnes/year ethylene will continue running during the shutdown. http://www.icis.com/Articles/2006/03/25/2013259/PCS-plans-to-shut-cracker-readies-metathesis-unit.html

 

The company is a 50:50 joint venture of Japan-Singapore Petrochemicals Co and oil major Shell.


By: Steve Tan
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