APIC ’14: Dragon Aromatics ramping up China benzene plant output

16 May 2014 03:58 Source:ICIS News

PATTAYA, Thailand (ICIS)--China’s Dragon Aromatics is currently ramping up production at its benzene plant in Fujian, following a brief outage at the unit, a company source said late on Thursday.

The 240,000 tonne/year plant was restarted on 9 May and has achieved on-spec benzene on 11 May, the source said on the sidelines of the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC).

The company plans to produce about 15,000-16,000 tonnes of benzene in May.

APIC is being held in Pattaya, Thailand, from 15-16 May.

By Ong Sheau Ling