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.
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.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections