Aug 08, 2020 5:56 a.m.

Taiwan’s CPC restarted cracker following emergency shutdown

Sources added that the producer has only restarted the furnace and yet to reveal the timeline target to reach on-spec cargoes.

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According to market sources, CPC Corporation has restarted its No. 4 naphtha cracker in Linyuan on 6 July 2020. Just four (4) days after a technical glitch that forced the company to declare emergency shutdown.  

The unit has an annual capacity of 380,000 tons/year of ethylene and 193,000 tons/year of propylene.

Sources added that the producer has only restarted the furnace and yet to reveal the timeline target to reach on-spec cargoes.  

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