PKN Orlen to close Polish plants over July for maintenance

22 June 2012 12:15  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--PKN Orlen will shut down its Polish plants from the end of June until the beginning of August for its regular three-yearly maintenance turnaround, a company source confirmed on Friday.

The company’s production capacity at Wloclawek totals 400,000 tonnes/year of paraxylene (PX) and 700,000 tonnes/year of purified terephthalic acid.

At its Plock site, PKN Orlen has capacity for 400,000 tonnes/year of PX, 70,000 tonnes/year of ethylene glycol, 115,000 tonnes/year of ethylene oxide, 700,000 tonnes/year of ethylene, 475,000 tonnes/year of propylene, 55,000 tonnes/year of phenol and 35,000 tonnes/year of acetone.

All capacities are according to ICIS data, and have not been confirmed at source.

Additional reporting by Caroline Murray.


By: Samuel Weatherlake
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