Japan’s Keiyo Ethylene shuts naphtha cracker for turnaround
12 May 2014 12:31 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s Keiyo Ethylene has shut its 740,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Ichihara, Chiba prefecture, on 11 May for scheduled maintenance, a company source said on Monday.
The turnaround will last for 47 days, the source said.
Keiyo Ethylene is a joint venture between Maruzen Petrochemical, Sumitomo Chemical and Mitsui Chemicals.
Maruzen Petrochemical holds a 55% share, while Sumitomo and Mitsui each hold a 22.5% stake in the company.By: Yeow Pei Lin
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