06 April 2012 07:49 [Source: ICIS news]
The MEK plant is currently running at 80% capacity, the source added.
CPC, which supplies crude C4 stream to Tasco to produce MEK, shut its 500,000 tonne/year cracker following the pipeline leak that led to an explosion at the site.
“We may have to lower our production rates. The situation will be clearer next week,” the source said.
The company will likely have to delay some April shipments if there is a production cutback, he added.
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