22 August 2012 10:39 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant is expected to be restarted in late September, the source said.
Most of the MEG output from the plant is supplied on a contract basis to downstream polyester factories. The company’s customers had been informed at the start of the year that supply will be suspended for the month of September, the source said.
The plant also produces 24,000 tonnes/year of diethylene glycol (DEG) – a co-product of MEG.
The company is a 50:50 joint venture between petrochemical majors SABIC of
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