08 June 2012 08:33 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was shut down on 9 May for maintenance, the source added.
The plant also produces 4,000 tonnes/year of diethylene glycol (DEG), which is a co-product of MEG.
The company lost 2,500 tonnes of MEG production and 200 tonnes of DEG during the shutdown.
The plant also produces 12,000 tonnes/year DEG.
The month long shutdown will result in a loss of about 10,000 tonnes of MEG and about 1,000 tonnes of DEG.
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