Taiwan’s FPCC runs crackers at 90%, uses naphtha feedstock

09 November 2012 01:45  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) is currently operating its Mailiao crackers at 90% capacity, traders said on Friday.

FPCC has raised the run rates to 90% since 1 November, up by 10 percentage points from October rates.

Meanwhile, FPCC is operating its three crackers solely on naphtha feedstock, they added.

FPCC operates a 700,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker, a 1.03m tonne/year No 2 cracker, and a 1.2m tonne/year No 3 cracker in Mailiao.

By: Felicia Loo

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