Japan's Mitsubishi Chemical shuts Kashima No 2 cracker
11 October 2012 08:53 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>Japan’s largest chemical producer Mitsubishi Chemical shut its 489,000 tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker at Kashima because of a technical fault, a company spokesman said on Thursday.
The company had halted the operation of its cracker on 8 October, the spokesman said.
He declined from elaborating further, however.
The company has not yet decided when to restart the unit, the spokesman said. By: Tomomi Yokomura+65 6780 4359
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