S Korea's SKGC to shut Incheon aromatics plant by Sept end

13 September 2013 08:39  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--South Korea’s SK Global Chemical (SKGC) will be shutting their aromatics facility in Incheon at the end of September for maintenance, a company source said on Friday.

The shutdown is expected to last for 40-45 days, according to the source.

“We expect to restart the plant in early November, provided all goes well,” said the source.

The facility has a nameplate capacity of 200,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 100,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 500,000 tonnes/year of mixed xylenes (MX).

By: Hazel Kumari
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