Singapore’s PCS to shut No 1 cracker for turnaround in early June

29 May 2013 09:55  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--The Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore (PCS) is on track to shut its 450,000 tonne/year No 1 naphtha cracker at Ayer Merbau in Jurong Island for a turnaround the following week, a company source said on Wednesday.

The cracker is expected to be shut until mid-July, the source added.

PCS also runs a 650,000 tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker at the same site.

Both crackers are operating at an average rate of around 90% capacity in May, unchanged from April’s levels, the source said.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
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