PTT Chemical shuts Mab Ta Phut naphtha cracker for maintenance

05 July 2010 08:34  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--PTT Chemical shut down its 515,000 tonne/year I-4 No 1 naphtha cracker at Mab Ta Phut, Thailand, for scheduled maintenance, a company official said on Monday.

The cracker was taken off line on 1 July and is expected to restart on 4 August, the official said.

PTT Chemical also operates three other crackers at the same site, which have a combined ethylene nameplate capacity of 1.86m tonnes/year.

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