07 July 2010 12:01 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--BASF-YPC said on Wednesday that its 600,000 tonne/year steam cracker at ?xml:namespace>
BASF-YPC’s nine downstream plants at the site were also back in operation following maintenance shutdowns during parts of this period, the company said in a statement.
During the shutdown of the cracker, BASF-YPC said it continued to work on expanding its ethylene capacity from 600,000 tonnes/year to 740,000 tonnes/year.
The company shut down its cracker and downstream plants for maintenance on 15 April, according to the company’s website.
The expansion project at BASF-YPC’s
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