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S. Korea’s SKGC plans to shut its styrene plant for maintenance

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 02/08/2016 (14:26)
According to market sources, S. Korea’s SK Global Chemicals (SKGC) is planning to shut its styrene plant at Ulsan in early November for a planned maintenance. The 450,000 tons/year SM plant is slated to remain offline for a month.

The scheduled turnaround at the company’s No. 2 naphtha-fed steam cracker and No. 2 fluid catalytic cracker are expected to last from September 17 to October 25.

The No. 2 naphtha-fed steam cracker is able to produce 660,000 tons/year of ethylene and 350,000 tons/year of propylene while the No. 2 FCC has a design capacity of 350,000 tons/year of propylene.
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