01 February 2010 10:35 [Source: ICIS news]
“The cracker is expected to start up around the middle to end of March,” the source said, without providing specific dates.
IOC was expected to start up its downstream polymer plants in March and a 325,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) facility in April, the source added.
The polymer plants include a polypropylene (PP) unit as well as a high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant and a swing HDPE/linear low density PE (LLDPE) facility that can produce 600,000 tonnes/year of PP and 650,000 tonnes/year of PE.
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