Taiwan's FPCC runs crackers at 100% capacity

15 May 2014 10:36 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPCC) is operating its three crackers in Mailiao at full tilt, traders said on Thursday.

The cracker operator mainly uses naphtha feedstock, with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) making up 10-20% of the total feed, they added.

FPCC has a 1.2m tonne/year No 3 cracker, a 1.03m tonne/year No 2 cracker and a 700,000 tonne/year No 1 cracker at the site, according to ICIS data.​

By Felicia Loo