PVC Malaysia eyes 23 September restart for Kerteh PVC unit
19 September 2012 08:11 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--PVC Malaysia plans to restart its 150,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Kerteh in Terengganu state on 23 September, a company source said on Wednesday.
The unit has been shut since 24 August for a maintenance turnaround.
The PVC plant shutdown coincides with a turnaround at an upstream vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) facility operated by Vinyl Chloride ?xml:namespace>Malaysia (VCM SB) at the site.
VCM SB plans to restart the VCM unit on 1 October.
PVC Malaysia and VCM SB are subsidiaries of Malaysia’s state-owned energy firm PETRONAS.By: Feliana Widjaja+65 6780 4327
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