10 February 2012 11:24 [Source: ICIS news]
Reconstruction work will be executed during the shutdown. Sinopec will upgrade the facilities to reach national standard for energy saving and emission reduction, the source said.
The No 2 plant will be taken off line first on 1 March through November. Once the unit restarts, the No 1 unit will be shut for the same nine-month duration, the source said.
“Sinopec will have more paraxylene (PX) cargoes to sell, which is likely to earn more money in 2012 as compared with PTA,” a major Chinese trader said.
Yangzi Petrochemical has no turnaround plans this year for its biggest and newest PTA plant in
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