15 July 2008 09:05 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Aromatics producer Petrochemical Corp of Singapore (PCS) shut down its No 1 plant producing benzene, toluene and mixed xylenes (BTX) over the weekend as planned, said a company source on Tuesday.
The Jurong island-based unit was taken offline for a scheduled turnaround and is expected to restart production on 24-25 August, he added.
The No 1 plant was the smaller of the company’s two aromatics plants and produced around 100,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 50,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 28,000 tonnes/year of solvent grade xylene, the source said.
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