30 July 2012 10:48 [Source: ICIS news]
The current rate is the usual operating capacity of the MTP and PP units, the source said.
Both units were shut for maintenance on 17 May, the source said.
In addition, Datang International is running its upstream 1.68m tonne/year methanol plant at the same site at 30-40% capacity, the source said.
“We’re increasing the operating rate of the methanol plant. The usual operating capacity of the plant is 50%,” the source added.
The plant was operating at a lower-than-usual rate because of some technical difficulties, according to some market players.
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