24 July 2012 12:18 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--State-owned Indian Oil is running its standalone high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Panipat at close to 100% capacity, after a week-long outage early last week because of technical issues, a company source said on Tuesday.
The 300,000 tonne/year HDPE plant produces film, injection and blow moulding grades.
“Because of the outage, the dispatch of HDPE film material from this plant was delayed for a week,” the source said.
Supply in the domestic Indian market has eased slightly this week, following the restart of the HDPE unit.
At the same site, Indian Oil’s 857,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker, 350,000 tonne/year HDPE/linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) swing plant and 650,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit were running at 100% during the outage, the source added.
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