Thailand's PTTGC shuts I-1 gas cracker, PDH unit for maintenance

Source: ICIS News


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) shut its 460,000 tonne/year I-1 gas cracker in Map Ta Phut as planned on 9 February, for around 40 days of maintenance, a company source said on Monday.

The company has also started turnaround at its 100,000 tonne/year propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) on the same day, the source said.

The propylene unit, located in the Map Ta Phut complex, is expected to be off line for the same duration as the I-1 cracker, the source said.