26 October 2012 08:21 [Source: ICIS news]
Prior to the outage, the cracker was operating at around 80% of capacity, the spokesperson said.
In view of the unplanned shutdown of the No 2 cracker, Mitsubishi Chemical plans to raise operating rates at its 392,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker in Kashima and its 500,000 tonne/year cracker in Mizushima to 90% in November and December from 85% currently, he said.
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