04 August 2010 05:14 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Energy giant Shell’s new 800,000 tonne/year mixed-feed cracker in ?xml:namespace>
The company could not be reached for comment.
“There was flaring since yesterday,” said one source.
Commissioned in March, the cracker -- an integral part of Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) – could also produce 450,000 tonnes/year of propylene and 230,000 tonnes/year of benzene.
With additional reporting by Mahua Chakravarty and Aaron Cheong
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