Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals eyes Chiba cracker restart on 29 July

28 July 2011 03:46  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals plans to restart its 617,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Chiba on 29 July following a turnaround earlier this month, a company source said on Thursday.

The cracker was taken off line on 1 July for scheduled maintenance.

Mitsui runs another 450,000 tonne/year cracker at Osaka, which is not slated for a turnaround this year.      

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