15 July 2011 09:50 [Source: ICIS news]
The unit can produce 150,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 100,000 tonnes/year of isomer-grade mixed xylenes and 270,000 tonnes/year of paraxylene (PX).
The company was hoping to resume production at the plant in end-June, but the investigation at the Mailiao petrochemical complex following a fire in May is prolonging the shutdown of the aromatics unit, the source said.
Additional reporting by Monica Lesmana
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