23 October 2012 03:10 [Source: ICIS news]
The company took the plant off line on 15 July after halting operations at its integrated upstream methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) unit in response to unfavourable market conditions, cutting the supply of feedstock hydrogen.
Improved production economics have prompted Taizhou Petrochemical’s decision to restart its MEK plant in late October.
The restart of the MEK plant will in turn restore hydrogen supply and enable the MIBK plant to be restarted, the sources said.
Other MIBK makers in
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