China’s Shanghai SECCO shuts BD unit for maintenance till end-April

21 March 2014 06:54 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical is keeping its 90,000 tonne/year butadiene (BD) unit in Shanghai off line for scheduled maintenance until the end of April, market sources said on Friday.

The plant was shut down on 10 March and would be off stream for 45-50 days, they added.

Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical is building a new 90,000 tonne/year BD unit at the same site and is expected to start it up by June, market sources said.

Additional reporting by Joey Zhou

By Helen Yan