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Nippon Oil Idles P-Xylene Units

3:31 PM MST | November 21, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Nippon Oil plans to halt production at its 420,000-m.t./year para-xylene unit at Oita, Japan by the end of this month due to poor margins and falling demand for petrochemicals, media reports say. The company also idled a p-xylene unit at Mizushima, Japan last week, reports...

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