29 March 2011 09:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) had a small fire at its 1.03m tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker in Mailiao at 10:00 hours local time (02:00 hours GMT) which was put out quickly but the unit was not shut, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.
“The fire was put out very quickly. Local government officials came to check on the plant, but the plant was not shut,” a source at Formosa Plastics, a sister company to the FPCC, told ICIS.
Earlier a trader said the plant had been shut down.
No further details were immediately available and
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