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MOL starts maintenance at its steam cracker in Hungary

September 18/2018

MOSCOW (MRC) -- MOL has take an ethylene steam cracker off-stream for a turnaround, according to Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in Hungary informed that the company has undertaken a planned shutdown at the cracker in mid-September, 2018. The cracker is slated to remain shut for about one month.

Located in Tiszaujvaros, Hungary, the cracker has an ethylene capacity of 290,000 mt/year, propylene capacity of 155,000 mt/year and butadiene capacity of 130,000 mt/year.

As MRC informed before, in June 2018, MOL Group entered into a strategic partnership with INOVACAT, a Dutch technology innovator in the refining and petrochemical industries. The cooperation is expected to further upscale and commercializes INOVACATs breakthrough GASOLFINTM technology that converts naphtha into propylene, butylene and BTX (benzene, toluene, and xylene), while supporting MOLs strategic objective to become a leading chemical company in Central Eastern Europe.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, benzene, propylene, ethylene, MOL Group, TVK, Hungary.
Category:General News
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