S Korea’s Honam sets March turnaround for Yeosu PP, HDPE units

19 January 2012 03:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Honam Petrochemical plans to shut its polypropylene (PP) plant and its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Yeosu from early March to early April for maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The shutdown of the 400,000 tonne/year PP plant and 370,000 tonne/year HDPE unit would be in line with a scheduled maintenance at an upstream cracker at the site, the source said.

Honam Petrochemical has a 750,000 tonne/year cracker in Yeosu that will be shut for debottlenecking from 1 March to 10 April.

Please visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database

By: Chow Bee Lin
+65 6780 4359

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly