Plant status: China’s Anqing Shuguang delays restart of oxo-alcohol plant

Author: Yiting Tang


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

Name: Anqing Shuguang

Location: Anhui, China

Production: Oxo-alcohols

Capacity (tonnes/year): 249,000

Event start: 8 October 2018

Event finish: 15 November 2018

Reason: Planned maintenance

Comments: The company decided to delay the restart by one week, according to a source close to the company who gave no reasons for the change. The plant was originally scheduled to restart on 8 November.

The plant can produce 120,000 tonnes/year of n-butanol (NBA), 29,000 tonnes/year of isobutyl alcohol (IBA) and 100,000 tonnes/year of 2-ethyl hexanol (2-EH).