27 September 2012 09:33 [Source: ICIS news]
The shutdown was imposed by the government on the basis of environmental protection, according to the source.
“The company plans to shut [its plant] to make some positive changes at the unit from 27 September to 31 October,” the company source added.
“Most of its isomer-grade xylene output is provided to Sinopec East China’s sales office, so the shutdown has little impact on the supply in south
The aromatics unit can produce 55,000 tonnes/year of benzene and 180,000 tonnes/year of isomer-grade xylenes, according to the source.
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