Japan’s JX Nippon Oil Chita PX unit down on tech snag – sources

23 February 2012 07:41  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--JX Nippon Oil & Energy shut its 400,000 tonne/year paraxylene (PX) unit in Chita, Japan, late on Wednesday because of a technical snag, market sources said on Thursday.

No reduction in contracted volumes has been communicated to customers so far, they said.

Officials from JX Nippon Oil & Energy could not be immediately reached for confirmation.

By: Bohan Loh
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