22 April 2010 14:42 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Zagros Petrochemical Co (ZPC) has shut its Zagros II methanol plant at Assaluyeh, Iran, for a planned maintenance turnaround, a source at the company said on Thursday.
The 1.65m tonne/year facility went offline on 21 April and will be down for approximately 11 days, the source said.
Little impact was expected to result from the closure.
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The turnaround comes at a time when European, and indeed global, demand is widely regarded as flat with supplies balanced to long.
ZPC is 50% owned by the state-run National Petrochemical Company (NPC) of
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