28 March 2013 07:38 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Qixiang Tengda Chemical is planning to shut its 100,000 tonne/year butadiene (BD) plant at Zibo in Shandong province on 29 March for 15 days of maintenance, the company said on Thursday.
The company will also shut its 60,000 tonne/year methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), isobutylene plant and tert-butanol plant at the same site from 15 April for turnarounds, the company said in a statement to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. A company source previously gave the capacity as 70,000 tonnes/year.
The MEK unit will be shut for approximately 15 days. The isobutylene and tert-butanol plants will be shut for around seven days, the statement said.
Its 80,000 tonne/year MEK unit at Qingdao will continue to operate normally, according to the company.
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