SABIC ramps down Netherlands cracker ahead of turnaround

12 September 2013 11:42  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--SABIC Europe is currently ramping down its No 4 cracker at Geleen in the Netherlands ahead of a planned maintenance shutdown, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.

“It’s ramping down and will be shut down on 15-16 September,” the spokeswoman said.

The No 4 cracker, the larger of the two owned by SABIC at the site, has the capacity to produce 675,000 tonnes/year of ethylene, according to ICIS data.

The cracker is expected to start up around 1-2 November.

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