18 May 2012 04:31 [Source: ICIS news]
KUALA LUMPUR (ICIS)--JX Nippon Oil & Energy shut its 400,000 tonne/year paraxylene (PX) unit in ?xml:namespace>
The plant is expected to be down for 50 days and will be restarted early July, the source said at the sidelines of the 34th Asia Petrochemical Industry Association Conference (APIC) in
Contracted volumes are not expected to be affected by the shutdown, the source said.
JX Nippon Oil & Energy is a major supplier of PX to downstream purified terephthalic acid (PTA) makers in
The Japanese aromatics major operates a total of eight PX facilities in
APIC runs from 17-18 May.
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