China’s Zhongyuan Petrochemical to shut Henan cracker by 2 May

02 May 2012 11:00  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Zhongyuan Petrochemical will shut its 180,000 tonne/year cracker at Puyang in Henan province by 2 May for maintenance, a company source said on Wednesday.

The plant’s turnaround is expected to last 45 days, the source said.

The company has another 600,000tonne/year methanol-to-olefin (MTO) unit at the same site which was shut on 25 April.

The MTO facility is expected to be restarted after about 45 days of maintenance.

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By: Doreen Zhao

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