07 October 2010 12:31 [Source: ICIS news]
ARTIMINO, Italy (ICIS)--Cepsa Quimica has declared force majeure on purified terephthalic acid (PTA) supplies from its San Roque, Spain, plant, a company source said on Thursday.
The company source said one 150,000 tonne/year line at the plant should have come out of an isophthalic acid (PIA) campaign on 22-23 Septmeber, but was unable to do so.
The source added that Cepsa Quimica expected to be on sales allocation in October.The plant has a total nameplate capacity of 450,000 tonnes/year, according to ICIS data.
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