Iran’s Sepahan Oil to shut Isfahan slackwax unit in March or April

13 February 2012 07:55  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran’s Sepahan Oil is planning to shut its 36,000 tonne/year slack wax unit in Isfahan in late March or early April for maintenance, a company source said on Monday.

“We are not sure of the exact dates as we need to confirm them with the factory,” the source said.

“It is likely to be [shut] for two or three weeks,” the source added.

Slack wax is a feedstock in making paraffin wax.

Major slack wax producers in Asia include Indonesia’s Pertamina and China’s Sinopec and PetroChina.

By: Heng Hui
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