11 November 2008 09:17 [Source: ICIS news]
“We’ve brought it down late last week and we are expecting to restart it early in December,” he said.
“This is just a planned annual maintenance. There will be no expansion of production capacity of any sort,” he added to clarify debottlenecking reports of other media.
DC Chemical’s Yeosu plant has a nameplate capacity of 150,000 tonne/year of benzene, 20,000 tonne/year of solvent grade mixed-xylenes and 40,000 tonne/year of toluene.
“We don’t know if we are going to run the plant at 100% when we restart it in December. It depends on market conditions,” the source said.
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