Plant status: China’s Pucheng Clean Energy CTO unit remains shut

Author: Susan Kong


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:

Name: Pucheng Clean Energy Chemical Co

Location: Weinan, Shaanxi, China

Product: Ethylene, propylene

Capacity (tonne/year): 300,000 (ethylene); 400,000 (propylene)

Event start: 21 October 2018

Event finish: Unknown

Reason: Planned maintenance

Comments: The coal-to-olefin (CTO) unit remains shut and the company is selling upstream methanol, according to a market source. The CTO unit was initially scheduled to be restarted around 4 November.