Japan’s JX Nippon runs 460,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at 100%

14 February 2013 05:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan's JX Nippon Oil & Energy is currently operating its 460,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Kawasaki at full tilt, a company source said on Thursday.

The cracker was being operated at around 90% in the last week of January but the rates increased from February, he added.

The cracker is scheduled for a turnaround in the summer of 2016, for 30-40 days.

By: Felicia Loo

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