Formosa on track to shut Mailiao C3 units for maintenance

20 January 2011 06:09  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) is on track to shut its two residual fluid catalytic crackers (RFCC) in Mailiao for scheduled maintenance this year, a company source said on Thursday.

One RFCC unit, which can produce around 325,000 tonnes/year of propylene, will be taken off line for 40 days starting mid-March.

The other RFCC unit with the same propylene capacity would undergo a 40-day turnaround in June, he added.

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