IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Projects

Formosa to Bring Taiwan Cracker Onstream in Second Quarter

12:15 PM MDT | July 26, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Formosa Plastics is expecting to bring online its 1.2-million m.t./year ethylene plant at Mailiao, Taiwan in the second quarter, a company source says. The cracker has capacity for 600,000 m.t./year of propylene. Startup of the cracker has been delayed twice by shortages of labor and construction material (CW, Nov. 1, 2006, p. 20). The impending startup of the cracker, as well as high inventories in Taiwan, put a brake on demand, and pulled down ethylene spot prices in the region by more than $100/m.t. in a week, to around $950/m.t. c&f, sources say. LG Chem...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2012 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa