22 February 2011 10:02 [Source: ICIS news]
The cracker, as well as YNCC's aromatics unit, styrene monomer plant and butadiene unit halted operations at 5.30 pm
The company’s aromatics unit can produce 140,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 80,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 50,000 tonnes/year of solvent grade xylene.
Its SM unit has a 285,000 tonnes/year capacity, while its BD has a 240,000 tonnes/year capacity.
YNCC is currently investigating the cause of the power outage, said a company source.
There was no definite dates set on when the plants can restart, said another source.
Additional reporting by Helen Lee and Felicia Loo
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