01 August 2008 14:14 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korean aromatics producer Honam Petrochemical will shut down its benzene, toluene and mixed xylene (BTX) unit in October for a catalyst change, a company source said on Wednesday.
The shutdown was expected to last for a week at the Yeosu-based facility, which produces about 150,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 80,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 55,000 tonnes/year of solvent grade xylene, he said.
The exact date of the shutdown was not yet known, the source added.
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