01 August 2011 09:01 [Source: ICIS news]
GUANGZHOU (ICIS)--China’s Shandong Hualu-Hengsheng Chemical on Monday shut down all its production facilities at Dezhou in Shandong province for scheduled maintenance, a company source said.
The turnaround is expected to last 30 days, the source said.
The company is able to produce 1.2m tonnes/year of amino alcohol, 1.5m tonnes/year of urea, 250,000 tonnes/year of dimethyl formamide (DMF), 200,000 tonnes/year of methylamine, 350,000 tonnes/year of acetic acid and 30,000 tonnes/year of formaldehyde at the Dezhou site, according to its website.
During the turnaround, the company will also conduct engineering work on its utility facilities including its power, water and gas pipelines to facilitate new plant operations, the source said.
The company plans to start up its new 160,000 tonne/year adipic acid and 50,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plants at the same site at October or November this year, he added.
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