South Korea’s S-Oil to shut Onsan FCC for turnaround in July

17 January 2013 03:39  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s S-Oil plans to shut its fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit at Onsan for a turnaround starting 1 July, a company source said on Thursday.

The FCC unit, which has a nameplate propylene capacity of 200,000 tonnes/year, is expected to be off line until the first week of August, he said.

S-Oil supplies propylene mainly to domestic customers such as acrylonitrile producers Tongsuh Petrochemical and Taekwang Industrial.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
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