Iran’s Marun to shut cracker complex for turnaround in late April
18 April 2011 08:23 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>Iran's Marun Petrochemical is expected to shut its 1.1m tonne/year gas cracker and derivative units at Bandar Imam for a planned turnaround in late April, said a source close to the company on Monday.
“The turnaround should last three weeks to one month,” the source said.
Other market sources told ICIS that the maintenance could begin on 23 April.
The Marun complex houses a 300,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant, a 300,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit and a 400,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) facility.
Becky Zhang and Chow Bee Lin contributed to this story
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