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



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