Malaysia’s Optimal Olefins to shut cracker for maintenance in Sept

29 January 2013 08:03  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Malaysia’s Optimal Olefins is expected to shut its 600,000 tonne/year gas cracker at Kerteh in Terengganu for scheduled maintenance in September, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.

The turnaround is likely to last for one-and-a-half months, the source said without providing specific details.

Optimal Olefins is a joint venture between Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas firm PETRONAS and US petrochemicals major Dow Chemical.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
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