26 October 2011 08:11 [Source: ICIS news]
The company shut the plant on 13 October for a turnaround and also because of feedstock shortage, Sinopec said in a newsletter on its website.
Yangzi Petrochemical entered into an agreement with Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical in early October to get around 6,000 tonnes of mixed butylenes (C4) feedstock from the latter each month for its BD production, Sinopec said.
The company’s previous mixed C4 supplier, BASF-YPC, stopped its supply in September as it needs to keep the material for captive use at its130,000 tonne/year BD plant at
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