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Chandra Asri to complete maintenance at LLDPE plant in Cilegon this week

September 18/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk. (CAP) is likely to restart its linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant following a maintenance turnaround, according to Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in Indonesia informed that the company has planned to complete turnaround at this plant this week. The plant was shut for in early-August, 2019.

Located in Cilegon, West Java, Indonesia, the LLDPE plant has a production capacity of 210,000 mt/year.

As MRC informed before, CAP shut its naphtha cracker in Cilegon for a turnaround in early August, 2019. It is expected to remain off-stream for a period of around 6-7 weeks.

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, LLDPE shipments to the Russian market increased in the first seven months of 2019 by 8% year on year to 234,130 tonnes. Local producers increased their production by 24%.

CAP is the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia and operates the countrys only world-scale size Naphtha Cracker. The CAP plant is strategically located in Banten province, providing convenient access to key customers.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LLDPE, propylene, ethylene, Chandra Asri, Indonesia, Russia.
Category:General News
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