21 May 2010 08:42 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant, which can produce 200,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 124,000 tonnes/year of acetone, would remain off line until 5 August, the source said.
The turnaround was postponed by one month, in line with a delayed shutdown of its upstream cracker facility, the source added.
The phenol-acetone facility was scheduled for an expansion early this year to increase phenol output by 50,000 tonnes/year to 250,000 tonnes/year and acetone production by 31,000 tonnes/year to 155,000 tonnes/year. However, the expansion was delayed due to environmental issues, the source said.
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