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Thai Indorama shuts PTA plant, China’s Hengli postpones maintenance

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 17/02/2017 (15:53)
According to market sources, Thailand’s Indorama Ventures shut its PTA plant in Ranyong due to a planned maintenance.

The maintenance at the 771,000 tons/year plant is expected to last 15 days until March, sources said.

Meanwhile, China’s Hengli Petrochemical reportedly decided to postpone the scheduled turnaround at its No 3 PTA line, which was initially planned to take place last year in September-October period and then delayed to March.

The exact date and duration of maintenance shutdown has not been decided yet, sources said.

The Chinese petrochemical company has 3 PTA lines with a combined capacity of 2.2 million tons/year.
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