SK Global Chemicals to shut Ulsan No 2 PX, OX unit in May

19 April 2013 03:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s SK Global Chemicals (SKGC) is on schedule to shut its No 2 Ulsan-based paraxylene (PX) and orthoxylene (OX) units in May for a turnaround, a company source said on Friday.

The plant can produce up to 450,000 tonnes/year of PX and 100,000 tonnes/year of OX.

The shutdown period is expected to last for 40-45 days, the source added.


By: Samuel Wong



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly