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Thailand’s IRPC to shut cracker and butadiene unit at Map Ta Phut

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 16/12/2016 (17:48)
According to sources close to the company, Thailand’s IRPC will shut its naphtha-fed steam cracker and butadiene extraction unit at Map Ta Phut due to annual maintenance.

The maintenance is expected to start in February 2017 and last for one month.

The cracker can produce 360,000 tons/year of ethylene and 312,000 tons/year of propylene while the butadiene unit has a production capacity of 56,000 tons/year.
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