SCG-DOW Group to restart Thailand PO plant on 15 Dec

14 December 2012 10:19  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--SCG-DOW Group is planning to restart its 390,000 tonne/year propylene oxide (PO) plant on 15 December, said a company source on Friday.

The PO plant was said to have shut down after experiencing an unexpected technical issue on 29 November.

“The plant is expected to restart the earliest by Saturday but the situation is not clear at the moment,” the source said.

The PO unit, which is situated at Asia Industrial Estate site near Map Ta Phut, employs the sustainable hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) technology.

SCG-DOW Group is a joint venture between Dow Chemical and Siam Cement Group.

By: Ryan Yue
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