Singapore’s PCS to shut No 1 aromatics unit in June for turnaround

10 January 2013 08:50  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore (PCS) plans to shut its Jurong Island-based No 1 aromatics plant in early June to mid-July for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The unit produces about 100,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 50,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 28,000 tonnes/year of solvent xylene, the source said.

PCS’ No 2 aromatics facility at the same site is not due for turnaround this year, the source said.

The No 2 plant is able to produce about 170,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 90,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 50,000 tonnes/year of solvent xylene.

Author: Ong Sheau Ling

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