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Japan’s Idemitsu to shut Tokuyama steam cracker

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 17/06/2016 (15:53)
According to market sources, Japan’s Idemitsu is planning to shut its naphtha-fed steam cracker at Tokuyama for maintenance on September 10. Sources indicated that the turnaround is likely to be completed by the end of October.

The steam cracker has a production capacity of 600,000 tons/year of ethylene and 300,000 tons/year of propylene.

Idemitsu also reportedly shut its Hokkaido fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), which has a production capacity of 60,000 tons/year of propylene on June 2 for maintenance.
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