19 June 2012 08:24 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iranian refiner Sepahan Oil is on track to restart its 400,000 tonne/year base oils unit in ?xml:namespace>
The company will restart the plant on 22-23 June after extending the shutdown from late May because of poor demand.
Sepahan Oil originally planned to restart the unit in early June after shutting it for maintenance for a month.
According to the source, the refiner is planning to produce around 20,000 tonnes of Group I SN500 base oils from 1 July. The product was booked via tender during the shutdown.
Sepahan Oil produces Group I SN500 base oils, engine oils, industrial lubricants, automobile gear oils, greases and anti-freeze, paraffin, heavy slack wax and rubber processing oil at the Isfahan plant.
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