Indonesia’s Chandra Asri shuts PE unit on power outage

18 August 2011 07:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Indonesia’s Chandra Asri has shut its high density polyethylene (HDPE)/linear low density PE (LLDPE) swing facility at Merak in West Java on Thursday morning, together with the upstream naphtha cracker because of power outage, a company source said.

The 225,000 tonne/year PE plant will likely restart within three days, the source said

“It is just a minor problem,” the source added.

The cracker is also expected to restart within three days.

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By: Ong Sheau Ling
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