S Korea’s SKGC runs No 2 PX/OX unit at 100% after turnaround

12 July 2013 09:41  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s SK Global Chemicals (SKGC) is currently operating its No 2 Ulsan-based paraxylene (PX)/orthoxylene (OX) unit at 100% of capacity, a company source said on Friday.

Production at the unit was gradually ramped up after it was restarted in end-June following a 45-day scheduled turnaround from the middle of May, the source added.

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

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By: Samuel Wong

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