Plant status: Saudi’s IAC acetic acid plant restarts after six-day outage

01 March 2018 08:42 Source:ICIS News

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

Name: International Acetyl Company (IAC)

Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Product: Acetic acid

Capacity (tonnes/year): 400,000

Event start: 15 February 2018

Event finish: 20 February 2018

Reason: Technical issues

Comments: The plant – which was restarted on 21 February after experiencing a six-day outage due to technical issues – is currently operating at slightly below full capacity. The operating rates will be raised gradually, a company source said.


By Helen Lee