NewsFlashCorrected: Fire hits Taiwan’s FPCC No 2 Mailiao cracker – trader

29 March 2011 09:15  [Source: ICIS news]

Correction: In the ICIS news story headlined “Taiwan’s FPCC shuts No 2 Mailiao cracker on fire – trader” dated 29 March 2011, please read the headline as “Fire hits Taiwan’s FPCC No 2 Mailiao cracker – trader” and please read in the first paragraph…. “Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) had a fire at its 1.03m tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker in Mailiao…” instead of “Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) shut its 1.03m tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker in Mailiao…” A corrected story follows.

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) had a fire at its 1.03m tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker in Mailiao at 10:00 hours local time (02:00 hours GMT), a trader said on Tuesday.

“The Taiwanese government may have recommended them to shut down because it has happened so many times,” a trader said.

No further details were immediately available and Formosa officials could not be reached for comment.


By: Helen Lee
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