China's BASF-YPC to restart Nanjing oxo-alcohol plant on 27 July

26 July 2011 05:08  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--BASF-YPC plans to restart its oxo-alcohols plant at Nanjing in China’s Jiangsu province on 27 July following a scheduled turnaround, sources close to the company said on Tuesday.

The plant, which was taken off line on 19 July, can produce 110,000 tonnes/year of n-butanol (NBA); 25,000 tonnes/year of isobutanol (IBA), and; 110,000 tonnes/year of 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH).

BASF-YPC is a 50:50 joint venture between Germany’s BASF and China’s Sinopec.

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