01 October 2009 10:03 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Iran’s Fanavaran Petrochemical Co is currently operating its 150,000 tonne/year acetic acid plant at 60-70% capacity after restarting it on 22 September following an unplanned shutdown, a company official said on Thursday.
The plant, which is located at Bandar Imam, was taken off line in mid-July due to feedstock supply issues and had been originally scheduled to resume operations in the second half of August.
"The plant was restarted about 10 days ago and it is now operating at low rates of 60-70% capacity," the official said
"We have to meet local demand first but we may have some spot cargoes available possibly end-October at the earliest," the official added.
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