27 June 2012 07:06 [Source: ICIS news]
The maintenance shutdown will last for about 45 days, the source added.
Its derivative plants at the same site, including a 200,000 tonne/year low density polyethylene (LDPE) unit, a 300,000 tonne/year linear LDPE (LLDPE)/high density PE (HDPE) swing plant, and a 300,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit, will also be shut during the period, the source said.
The source did not elaborate on the reason for the delay.
PP and PE supply may ease after the maintenance, local distributors said.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
Asian Chemical Connections