SK Energy to shut No 2 FCC unit at Ulsan in June for turnaround

11 January 2010 09:55  [Source: ICIS news]

SEOUL (ICIS news)--SK Energy plans to shut its No 2 fluidised catalytic cracker (FCC) unit at Ulsan, South Korea, in late June for a turnaround, a company source said on Monday.

The FCC unit, which can produce 350,000 tonnes/year of propylene, would be shut from 28 June until 3 August, the source said.

The firm’s 150,000 tonne/year No 1 FCC unit at the same site was expected to run normally during this period, the source added.

The company also operates a 690,000 tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker at Ulsan, which will be shut from 4 October to 4 November.

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