27 September 2012 08:35 [Source: ICIS news]
The fire, which erupted at 10:05
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“We need around three weeks to repair the facility, and the shutdown is likely to take longer period pending local government’s permission,” the source said.
He estimated the whole shutdown period will last for around one month.
The company has informed its customers to cut more than half of its supply for October loading cargoes because of the unexpected shutdown, the source added.
The No 4 MEG unit will still have a 40-day turnaround at the end of the year, in compliance with a government directive on safety checks at plants in Mailiao, following a string of fire that occurred at the petrochemical complex last year.
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