27 February 2009 07:37 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--China’s Qilu Petrochemical, a subsidiary of state-owned major Sinopec, restarted its oxo-alcohols unit at Shandong in eastern China earlier today, market sources said on Friday.
The oxo-alcohols unit with a nameplate capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year of 2-ethyl hexanol (2-EH) and 85,000 tonnes/year of normal butanol (NBA) was taken off line on 17 February following some mechanical problems.
The producer is ramping up production rates at present, market sources said.
Cecilia Zhang of CBI contributed to this story
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