S Korea’s Hanwha Chemical to shut oxo units for maintenance

10 January 2013 09:35  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Hanwha Chemical plans to shut its oxo-alcohols plant in early-March for annual maintenance, a company source said on Thursday.

The Yeosu unit, which has a nameplate capacity of 110,000 tonne/year of 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) and 10,000 tonne/year of n-butanol (NBA) will be shut for two weeks, the source said.

The company is currently operating the facility at 100% capacity, the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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