Plant status: Japan’s JFE shut for October PA turnaround

Author: Ai Teng Lim


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

Name: JFE Chemical

Location: Chiba, Japan

Product: Phthalic anhydride (PA)

Capacity (tonnes/year): 30,000

Event start: 1 October 2020

Event finish: 15 November 2020

Reason: Maintenance

Comments: The plant has shut for regular maintenance, which is now scheduled to end only in mid-November, about two weeks longer than earlier expectation, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.