SK Energy restarts Ulsan benzene reformer after maintenance

30 July 2010 13:52  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korean aromatics major SK Energy restarted its 10,000 tonne/month benzene reformer in Ulsan earlier this week after scheduled maintenance, said a company source on Friday.

The unit, which was taken offline late in June, was restarted on 25 July.

The facility was expected to reach a production level of 100% in the coming days, the source added.

Other key aromatics producers in South Korea include Honam Petrochemical and GS Caltex.

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By: Mahua Chakravarty
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