Japan’s JX Nippon Oil & Energy restarts Chita paraxylene plant

13 July 2012 11:58  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s JX Nippon Oil & Energy restarted its 400,000 tonne/year paraxylene (PX) unit in Chita, said a company source.

“There are two lines [at] the Chita unit… one line restarted yesterday [12 July] and the other resumed production today,” the source added.

The Chita PX unit, which was closed by JX Nippon Oil & Energy for maintenance in mid-May, is currently operating at around 20-30% of its normal capacity, said the source.

By: Yu Guo
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