China’s Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao shuts Pudong phenol/acetone unit

16 October 2013 03:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Major Chinese producer Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao on 15 October shut its 60,000 tonne/year phenol/acetone unit at Pudong in Shanghai for repairs, a company source said on Wednesday.

Mechanical repairs at the unit are expected to take two to three days, the source said.

The producer also operates a 100,000 tonne/year phenol/acetone unit at the same Pudong site. Operations at the larger unit are normal, the source said.

In addition to the two units at Pudong, Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao operates a 200,000 tonne/year phenol/acetone plant at Caojing, which is currently under maintenance.

Additional reporting by Trisha Huang

By: Machine Ma
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