Pertamina runs Cilacap benzene unit at 100% after restart

01 October 2010 13:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Pertamina is running its 105,000 tonne/year benzene plant at Cilacap, Indonesia, at 100% capacity after restarting the unit two weeks ago, a company source said on Friday.

The plant was restarted last month following a turnaround that began in mid-July, the source added.

Pertamina is selling most of the benzene produced to contractual customers within Indonesia, he said.

Other benzene producers in southeast Asia include ExxonMobil in  Singapore’s, PCS and Shell.

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