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CPC Corporation delays restart of No.4 cracker

January 19/2018

MOSCOW (MRC) -- CPC Corporation is likely to keep its No. 4 cracker off-line owing to technical issues, according to Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in Taiwan informed that the company has delayed the restart of the cracker until next week. The unit was taken off-line for maintenance in mid-November 2017 and was supposed to resume operations in this week.

Located in Linyuan, Taiwan, the cracker has an ethylene capacity of 380,000 mt/year and propylene capacity of 193,000 mt/year.

As MRC informed earlier, CPC Corporation shut its cracker No. 4 for maintenance on 11 December 2015 to 1 February, 2016.

All its crackers in Linyuan have a combined capacity of 1.08 million mt/year of ethylene as well as 500,000 mt/year of propylene.

CPC Corporation, Taiwan, is engaged in the exploration, production, refining, procurement, transportation, storage, and marketing of oil and gas. The company provides fuel oil, including automotive unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel, low-sulfur fuel oil, marine distillate fuels, marine residual fuels, and aviation fuel; petrochemicals, such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, para-xylene, and ortho-xylene; liquefied petroleum gas products comprising liquefied petroleum gas, propane, butane, and a propane/butane mixture; lubricants, motor oil, industrial oil, grease, and marilube oil; SNC products, including petroleum ether, naphtha, toluene, xylene, crude octene, methyl alcohol, normal paraffin, viscosity-graded asphalt cement, and sulfur; and natural gas.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, propylene, ethylene, CPC, Taiwan.
Category:General News
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