06 June 2012 11:22 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--GAIL India is currently running its cracker and polyethylene (PE) facilities at Pata in Uttar Pradesh at around 90% of capacity, a company source said on Wednesday.
The company’s cracker with a 500,000 tonne/year ethylene capacity was restarted on 31 May, while the two 100,000 tonne/year HDPE plants and the HDPE/LLDPE swing unit at the site resumed operations on 2 June.
“New LLDPE and HDPE products are coming out from the facilities after the [unplanned] shutdown. Our sales volume should improve in [the] near term,” the source said.
“Both the cracker and the PE units should ramp up within the next few days to 100%,” he said.
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