S Korea’s SK Energy to restart No 2 FCC in Sept after maintenance

10 January 2013 07:24  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea's SK Energy plans to restart its No 2 fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) in Ulsan only in September as the facility will need to be shut for a longer period because of plant equipment upgrades, a company source said on Thursday.

The FCC, with a nameplate propylene capacity of 350,000 tonnes/year, will be taken off line from 24 July to 20 September and will not be restarted on 20 August as previously reported, he said.

SK’s No 1 FCC at the same site, which can produce 150,000 tonnes/year of propylene, is still scheduled for maintenance from 20 May to 8 June.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
+65 6780 4359

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly

Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)
ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index