25 April 2008 08:02 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Yeochun Naphtha Cracking Centre (YNCC) will be running its No 1 cracker in Yeochun at 95% of capacity from mid-May to mid-June for maintenance work, a company source said on Friday.
“The 850,000 tonne/year No1 cracker was initially scheduled to go through maintenance from June to July, however, due to the mechanical parts arriving earlier then expected and also because of the unsatisfactory ethylene margins, the company has decided to shift the maintenance to an earlier date,” the source added.
YNCC’s 400,000 tonne/year No 3 cracker is currently also running at a reduced rate of 95%, as maintenance works have been ongoing since March, for one furnace at a time.
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