Thai PTT Global to shut 50,000 tonne/year amines unit on 15 Jan

08 January 2014 07:37 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)—Thailand’s PTT Global will shut down its 50,000 tonne/year ethanolamines unit in Map Ta Phut on 15 January for a maintenance that would last till mid-February, market sources said on Wednesday.

The turnaround will last for three to four weeks, during which there will be a catalyst change in the unit. The plant is being operated at 90% capacity and above, sources said.

PTT previously conducted maintenance at the unit in the first half of August 2013.

By Felicia Loo