Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical eyes mid-Oct Kashima cracker restart

02 September 2013 08:24  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical is expected to restart its 489,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Kashima in mid-October following a 50-day turnaround, a company official said on Monday.

The cracker was taken offline on schedule on 26 August for the turnaround, he said.

“The cracker will be shut from 26 August to the middle of October and this will be the last shutdown of our crackers for this year,” he added.

By: Helen Lee
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