25 February 2011 04:28 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thailand’s PTT Chemical will shut its 400,000 tonne/year linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant at Mab Ta Phut in Rayong province this weekend because of technical problems, a company source said on Friday.
“The exact shutdown duration is not decided yet, but we hope to restart the plant next weekend,” he said.
PTT Chemical's plant shutdown was unlikely to affect regional LLDPE supply as it was only for a short duration, regional traders said.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections