20 June 2012 05:29 [Source: ICIS news]
The company’s No 1 residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC), which can produce around 375,000 tonnes/year of propylene, was shut on 25 April and was initially scheduled to resume operations at the end of June.
Separately, FPCC’s olefins conversion unit (OCU) at the same site – with a propylene nameplate capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year – was earlier slated to restart in late June after it was taken off line for scheduled maintenance on 16 May, he said.
The source did not comment on the reason for the extended plant turnarounds.
FPCC also runs a No 2 RFCC at Mailiao, which has the same propylene nameplate capacity as the No 1 unit, but it is not scheduled for maintenance this year, the source added.
Please visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections