25 April 2011 04:50 [Source: ICIS news]
The two crackers – the 750,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Yeosu and the 1m tonne/year naphtha cracker at Daesan – are running at 100% capacity on naphtha, they added.
“The switch, starting from June, will be partial. Not more than 10% of the runs will be based on LPG,” said one source, who declined to be named.
However, the supply pool of aromatics is expected to tighten as the partial switch to LPG takes place, traders said.
($1 = €0.69)
Additional reporting by Mahua Chakravarty
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