(Reuters) - Japan's Maruzen
Petrochemical Co Ltd said on Tuesday it plans to restart its sole naphtha
cracker in Chiba, east of Tokyo, on June 21 following scheduled maintenance.
Maruzen Petrochemical, which is 40 percent owned by Cosmo Oil Co group, shut
the cracker with the capacity to produce 525,000 tonnes per year of ethylene on
May 9, a company spokesman said.
Maruzen Petrochemical Co.
develops, produces, imports, and exports petrochemical products. It offers basic
petrochemicals and ethylene derivatives, including ethylene, propylene, benzene,
toluene, xylene, ethylene oxide and glycol, and high-density polyethylene, which
serve as raw materials in plastics, synthetic fiber, synthetic rubber, and