06 December 2011 09:59 [Source: ICIS news]
“The crackers were shut two days ago and repairs to the seawater transfer line will continue until this weekend at least,” he added.
Arya Sasol's cracker can produce 1 m tonnes/year of ethylene whereas Jam's facility has a nameplate capacity of 1.32 m tonnes/year.
Morvarid Petrochemical’s cracker has an annual capacity of 500,000 tonnes.
The crackers were operating at 50-60% of their capacities prior to the outage, the source said.
No other details were immediately available.
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