23 August 2012 04:15 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japanese producer Mitsubishi Chemical is operating its three naphtha crackers at an average rate of 85% of capacity in August, company sources said on Thursday.
The rates for the 489,000 tonne/year No 2 cracker in Kashima and the 500,000 tonne/year cracker in Mizushima are unchanged from levels in July, they said.
The 392,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker in Kashima was operating at 60-65% of capacity in July after being restarted on 5 July following a turnaround on 10 May-4 July.
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