Australia’s Qenos to raise cracker capacity by 10% in Q1 2013
12 July 2012 06:20 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>Australia’s sole cracker operator Qenos is expected to raise the capacity of its cracker at Altona in Melbourne by 10% to 220,000 tonnes/year in the first quarter of next year, a source close to the company said on Thursday.
The cracker’s capacity will be expanded via a debottlenecking process, the source said.
Qenos also operates two high density polyethylene (HDPE) plants at Altona with a combined capacity of 180,000 tonnes/year.
At Botany in New South Wales, the company has a 150,000 tonne/year linear low density PE (LLDPE) plant, a 90,000 tonne/year low density PE (LDPE) unit and a 300,000 tonne/year cracker.By: Chow Bee Lin+65 6780 4359
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