02 April 2012 06:57 [Source: ICIS news]
The company expects to resume propylene production at the FCC by the end of this week but will have no spot cargoes loading in April for export due to its tight balance, the source said.
Separately, JX Nippon Oil & Energy’s FCC in Mizushima remains shut and it is unclear when it will be restarted.
The FCC, which can produce 90,000 tonnes/year of propylene, was shut in January because of technical issues.
The company operates a second FCC at the same site, which can produce 100,000 tonnes/year of propylene, and is running the unit at close to 100% capacity, the source added.
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