NPRA ’10: MEGlobal plans Saskatchewan unit turnaround in 2011

NPRA ’10: MEGlobal plans Saskatchewan unit turnaround in 2011

28 March 2010 21:19  [Source: ICIS news]

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS news)--MEGlobal will shut down its monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada, next year for a planned turnaround, a company source said on Sunday.

The turnaround will last “typically for three weeks”, the source added on the sidelines of the International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) in San Antonio, Texas.

Exact dates for the shutdown would be decided later, the source said.

MEGlobal’s plant in Fort Saskatchewan has a nameplate capacity of 385,000 tonnes/year, according to the ICIS plants and projects database.

Hosted by the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA), the IPC continues through Tuesday.

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