22 August 2012 11:45 [Source: ICIS news]
The two acetic acid plants that were shut have a combined capacity of 1m tonnes/year. Prior to the outage, the acetic acid plants were operating at around 70% of capacity, the source said.
Jiangsu Sopo also operates a 500,000 tonne/year methanol unit and an etac plant with the same capacity at the site.
“All the plants are shut early this morning because of a blockage at a coal pipeline after heavy rains,” the official said.
The plants are expected to be down for up to three days, he said.
Jiangsu Sopo’s third and smallest acetic acid plant in
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