China's Sinopec-SABIC Tianjin PC to restart MEG unit on 29 Sept

27 September 2012 06:30  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Sinopec-SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical plans to restart its 380,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant on 29 September, a company source said on Thursday.

The unit was shut on 22 August for routine maintenance, the source said.

The plant also produces 24,000 tonnes/year of diethylene glycol (DEG), which is a co-product of MEG, according to the source.

Production loss from the shutdown is estimated at 40,000 tonnes of MEG and 2,500 tonnes of DEG, the source said.

By: Lizzie Wang

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly