28 March 2012 09:31 [Source: ICIS news]
"The maintenance will last for 50 days," the source said.
The plant has not been running smoothly due to some technical issues with production rate down to 40% from its normal 60%, the soucre added.
The aromatics unit can produce 55,000 tonnes/year of benzene and 180,000 tonnes/year of isomer-grade xylene (IX), according to the source.
Key aromatic producers in south China include Zhanjiang Dongxing Refinery, CNOOC Oil & Petrochemicals Co., Ltd, Maoming Petrochemical and Fujian Refining & Petrochemical Company.
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