S Korea’s LG Chem firms oxo-alcohols turnaround plan for 2013

07 March 2013 09:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s LG Chem has firmed up its turnaround schedule for its oxo-alcohols facility in September and October this year, a company source said on Thursday.

LG operates two 2-ethyhexanol (2-EH) plants at Yeosu and Naju, with each having a nameplate production capacity of 150,000 tonnes/year.

The company aims to shut the 2-EH plant located at Naju in end-September for two weeks, the source said.

For the 2-EH plant at Yeosu, LG Chem plans to shut it in mid-October for approximately two weeks as well, the source added.

By: Samuel Wong

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