Thailand's PTTGC restarts HDPE plant following maintenance

26 August 2013 10:23  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) on Monday restarted its 250,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Map Ta Phut in Thailand after shutting it last week for maintenance, a source close to the company said.

The plant, operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Bangkok Polyethylene, was shut for some minor maintenance work, the source said.

Meanwhile, Bangkok Polyethylene’s other HDPE plant at the same site with a 250,000 tonne/year capacity was running at 100% of capacity, he said.

PTTGC’s HDPE plant at the same site with a 300,000 tonne/year capacity was also running at 100%, he added.

Please visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database


By: Nurluqman Suratman



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

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.

Printer Friendly

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