29 March 2011 08:14 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--JX Nippon Oil & Energy has restarted its 460,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker in Kawasaki after the 11 March earthquake and ensuing tsunami led to its complete shutdown, a company official said on Tuesday.
“The plant has resumed operations today [Tuesday],” said the official, adding that the cracker was operating at 70-80% capacity.
The company would rely on term naphtha supply to feed into the cracker, he said.
Additional reporting by Helen Lee
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