11 February 2010 10:54 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--South Korea’s Yeochun Naphtha Cracking Center (YNCC) has reduced the operating rate of its 850,000 tonne/year No 1 naphtha cracker, located at Yeocheon, due to decoking activity, a company source said on Thursday.
The company reduced the cracker’s run rate to 95% from 100%, the source said.
It was not immediately clear when the decoking process would end, the source added.
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On 20 January, a source from YNCC said the company would continue to operate its three crackers at maximum capacity in February amid strong petrochemical margins.
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