South Korea’s YNCC runs Yeosu aromatics unit No 2 at 91%

05 July 2013 03:32  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s Yeochun NCC (YNCC) is running its No 2 aromatics facility in Yeosu at 91% of capacity on lower output from upstream cracker, a company source said late on Thursday.

“We have been running the unit at reduced operations since end-June,” the source said, adding that run rates should improve sometime this month.

YNCC’s No 2 aromatics facility can produce 120,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 60,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 40,000 tonnes/year of solvent xylene.

The company’s No 1 and No 3 aromatics plants are running at full operations.

Author: Sheau Ling Ong

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