China's BASF-YPC restarts Nanjing cracker - spokesperson

02 May 2012 10:16  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s BASF-YPC (BYC) restarted its 740,000 tonne/year cracker in Nanjing on Wednesday and expects the unit to resume normal operations over the next few days, a company spokesperson said.

The cracker was shut on 16 April for maintenance.

The cracker’s associated downstream units have also begun their “start-up procedures” on Wednesday, the spokesperson said, without elaborating further.

BYC is a joint venture between Germany’s chemicals major BASF and China’s Yangzi Petrochemical.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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