China’s Yangzi Petrochemical plans cracker maintenance July-Sept

27 June 2012 08:06  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical plans to shutdown its 300,000 tonnes/year naphtha cracker for maintenance from 15 July to 5 September, a company source said on Wednesday.

Yangzi Petrochemical also has a 350,000 tonnes/year naphtha cracker at the same site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, which will keep running during the shutdown period.

The general operating rate of both crackers was at 80% during June, the company source added.

By: Lilian Hua

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