25 July 2013 08:58 [Source: ICIS news]
CHANGSHA, China (ICIS)--South Korea’s SK Global Chemical (SKGC) plans to start up its new aromatics projects in Ulsan and Incheon in June 2014, a company source said on Thursday.
Each of the project would include a paraxylene (PX) and a benzene unit, the source said at the sidelines of the 11th CBI BTX forum 2013.
The Incheon-based aromatics plant, on the other hand, has a nameplate capacity of 455,000 tonnes/year of benzene and 1.3m tonnes/year of PX, the source said.
SKGC also has a stake in the Singapore-based Jurong Aromatics Corp (JAC) aromatics project.
Jurong Aromatics Corp (JAC) will also start-up its new aromatics facility in Jurong Island, Singapore, in June 2014. The facility can produce 400,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 200,000 tonnes/year of orthoxylene (OX) and 800,000 tonnes of PX.
The two-day forum in Changsha, China ends 25 July.
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