12 February 2010 03:39 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Thailand’s PTT Chemical plans to restart its two crackers affected by a power outage in Mab Ta Phut next week as it still has to iron out some technical issues, a company official said on Friday.?xml:namespace>
“The electricity problem which caused the power outage has been fixed but there are still some technical problems,” the source said.
Separately, a planned maintenance shutdown at the 460,000 tonne/year I-1 cracker has been postponed to the second half of February due to the unexpected plant outages this week, the source added.
The facility was earlier slated to be taken off line for a month-long turnaround in mid-February.
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
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.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections