Singapore's PCS on track to shut No 1 aromatics unit in June

26 April 2013 08:56  [Source: ICIS news]

Singapore (ICIS)--The Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore (PCS) is on track to shut its No 1 aromatics facility at Ayer Merbau in Jurong Island for scheduled turnaround in early June, a company source said on Friday.

“The shutdown will be around 1 June for about 45 days. The restart is estimated to be sometime in mid-July,” the source said.

The aromatics facility can produce 100,000 tonnes/year of benzene; 50,000 tonnes/year of toluene; and 28,000 tonnes/year of solvent xylene (SX).

By: Hazel Kumari
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