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Samsung Total to shut cracker for maintenance in 2015
Jan '14
Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co. Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture between Samsung Group and Total S.A., has no plans for maintenance shutdown this year, and the company plans to carry out maintenance next year.
“According to the tentative schedule, the naphtha cracker is likely to be shut for maintenance by the end of April 2015, and maintenance work will be undertaken in May and the cracker will be restarted in June,” a company official told fibre2fashion.
The company last carried out the maintenance schedule at the Daesan, South Korea-based naphtha cracker in April-June 2011.
The naphtha cracker has capacity to produce 940 kt/year (based on 8000 operational hours per year) of ethylene, 600 kt/year of propylene, and 114 kt/year of butadiene.

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