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Aromatics Malaysia to shut PX, benzene plant for maintenance

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 21/03/2016 (11:31)
Market sources report that Aromatics Malaysia, a joint venture between Petronas (70%), Japan’s Mitsubishi (20%) and JX Nippon Oil and Energy (10%), is planning to shut its aromatics plant at Kertih, Terengganu, Malaysia as of March 28 for a planned maintenance which is expected to take about 45 days.

The plant is able to produce 500,000 tons/year of paraxylene and about 200,000 tons/year of benzene.
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