22 October 2013 10:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical is ramping up production at its 489,000 tonne/year No 2 naphtha cracker in Kashima after restarting the facility as scheduled on 17 October, a company source said on Tuesday.
He declined to provide further details.
Mitsubishi had shut the cracker for a turnaround on 26 August.
Mitsubishi also runs a 392,000 tonne/year No 1 naphtha cracker at the same site, which is operating at 90-100%.
The company also has a 493,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker in Mizushima that is running at the same rate this month, he added.
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