May 28, 2022 4:15 p.m.

Oman’s OQ Chem shut PP plant on unexpected technical issue

The PP plant consists of three production lines with a combined capacity of 300,000 tons/year would remain shut for two weeks.

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According to market sources, OQ Chem has unexpectedly taken its PP plant in Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC), Oman offline this week due to a technical issue following seawater backflow.

The PP plant consists of three production lines with a combined capacity of 300,000 tons/year would remain shut for two weeks. 

Meanwhile, the company’s 880,000 tons/year PE plant is not affected by the incident.