Indonesia’s Chandra Asri shuts 600,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker

18 August 2011 07:17  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Indonesia’s Chandra Asri has shut its 600,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Merak in West Java on Thursday morning following a power cut, industry sources said.

The cracker is expected to restart in the next three days, an industry source added.

“It’s nothing serious,” said the source familiar with the situation.

The cracker was operating at 100% prior to the outage, sources said.

Additional reporting by Peh Soo Hwee

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