13 August 2008 05:32 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Shell Chemicals Canada will shut down its 400,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) line for three weeks in September for maintenance, said a source close to the company on Wednesday.
The source added that the turnaround period for the Fort Saskatchewan plant had not been finalised yet and could be pushed back to October.
The Anglo-Dutch MEG major nominated its September Asian contracts at $1,150/tonne (€770.50/tonne) CFR (cost and freight) Asia.
MEG is used to make polyester fibres and yarns and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) chips.
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