Taiwan's Formosa Restarts Naphtha Cracker after Brief Outage

Reuters, April 20, 2021

Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp restarted on Monday its No. 1 naphtha cracker after a technical fault shut the unit last week, the company’s spokesman said. The company expects the unit to resume full operating rates in the next few days, he said.

The No. 1 cracker at Mailiao with a capacity of 700,000 tonnes per year is scheduled to be shut for maintenance on June 8.

(Reporting by Florence Tan; Editing by Louise Heavens)

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