PTT Phenol to expand phenol and acetone capacity in Feb 2010

30 October 2009 02:16  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Thailand's PTT Phenol plans to expand its phenol and acetone capacities in February 2010 when a derivative 150,000 tonne/year bisphenol-A (BPA) unit starts up, a company source said on late on Thursday.

The plant in Map Ta Phut, Rayong province, would be shut in late February for expansion, the source said, adding that phenol output would be raised by 50,000 tonnes/year to 250,000 tonnes/year and acetone production would be increased by 31,000 tonnes/year to 155,000 tonnes/year.

PTT Phenol is jointly owned by Thai energy major PTT, PTT Chemical and Aromatics (Thailand).

For more on phenol and acetone, visit ICIS chemical intelligence
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to
ICIS connect


By: Liu Xin
+65 6780 4359



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly