15 October 2010 11:03 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Slovnaft has permanently shut down its ethylene oxide (EO) and glycols plants at ?xml:namespace>
The company stopped production at the units on 1 October, the source said. The decision was “based on profound analyses concerning the effectiveness of these old units”.
The plants' nameplate capacities were 48,000 tonnes/year of monoethylene glycol (MEG), including di-ethylene glycol (DEG) and tri-ethylene glycol (TEG), and 14,000 tonnes/year of EO.
The company has no plans to replace the shut units' capacities, the source added.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
Asian Chemical Connections