Naphtha Cracker in Tokuyama in Japan to Be Shut in September 2014
CHEMMONITOR.COM - Japan-based petroleum company Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. is going to idle a naphtha cracker in line with maintenance turnaround for over a month. Operations at the cracker are scheduled to be stopped in September 2014. The naphtha cracker is located in Tokuyama (Japan) and has a production capacity of about 623,000 metric tons per year. Propylene capacity of the plant reaches 450,000 metric tons annually.