08 December 2008 06:56 [Source: ICIS news]
(Adds details on MEG lines affected and reason for shutdown)
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Lotte Daesan Petrochemical has shut down production at its 1m tonne/year cracker in Daesan, late last night, a company source said on Monday.
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He added that the duration of the shutdown was not known and the supply of feedstock ethylene to Lotte’s downstream monoethylene glycol (MEG) lines was like to be reduced.
A source close to the company told ICIS news exclusively that the shutdown was likely due a shortage of power supply to the cracker.
Key cracker operators in Asia including
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