30 June 2008 08:32 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical has delayed the restart of its No 1 cracker in Kashima to 4 July, a source from the company said on Monday.?xml:namespace>
“The company has decided to delay the restart of its No 1 cracker to run a few more checks on the facility. It will be restarted on 4 July,” the source said.
The 375,000 tonne/year cracker was shut on 13 May for a maintenance turnaround and was initially scheduled to be restarted on 1 July.
Mitsubishi operates three crackers with a combined capacity of about 1.3m tonne/year.
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