South Korea’s LG Chem restarted Daesan cracker
The unit was taken offline in late September for routine maintenance.
LG Chem has reportedly restarted its naphtha cracker in Daesan, South Korea on 23 November 2021 after a couple of delays due to a trouble at the cooling tower. The unit was taken offline in late September for a routine maintenance.
At the time of this report, the cracker is running at 50% capacity and the company aims to ramp up the operating rates to 100% by Friday.
LG Chem’s Daesan cracker has an annual output of 1.2 million tons/year of ethylene and 600,000 tons/year of propylene.