Update on Thai PTT’s PE shutdowns in 2017
The company postponed the maintenance of its 400,000 tons/year LLDPE plant to June 2017 and the maintenance work is expected to last for 20 days.
The company is planning to shut its 250,000 tons/year No 1 HDPE line in September for 15 days, its 300,000 tons/year No 2 HDPE line from August to September 2017 for 15 days and its 250,000 tons/year No 3 HDPE line in May 2017 for 15 days.
The company did not change the schedule of the maintenance on its 300,000 tons/year LDPE plant, which is expected to start in March 2017 and last for 15 days.
Meanwhile, the company is also planning to shut its No 2 mixed-feed cracker from May to June 2017. The cracker with a capacity of 700,000 tons/year is expected remain offline for 40 days, sources said.
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