17 February 2012 08:16 [Source: ICIS news]
No specific reason was provided for postponing the shutdown, which was initially slated in end-March.
Separately, CPC’s new ethylene plant – known as the No 6 cracker that is expected to replace the No 3 unit in Linyuan – is targeted to start up at the end of the first quarter of 2013, the source said.
The new cracker is expected to be able to produce around 600,000 tonnes/year of ethylene.
CPC also has a No 4 cracker in Linyuan with an ethylene capacity of 385,000 tonnes/year, and another cracker at
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