PTT Chemical to bring its naphtha-fed steam cracker at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, complex back online at end of December after unplanned disruption last week; cracker has ethylene, propylene capacities of 515,000 tonnes/year, 250,000 tonnes/year, respectively

LOS ANGELES , December 13, 2011 () – Bangkok-based PTT Chemical Public Co. Ltd. plans to bring its naphtha-fed steam cracker at its complex in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, back online by the end of this month following an unplanned disruption at the end of last week, Platts reported Dec. 13, citing a company source.

PTT's "I4-1" cracker has an ethylene capacity of 515,000 tonnes per year and a propylene capacity of 250,000 tonnes/year, Platts reported.

Platts reported that the cracker is expected come online around Dec. 28 or Dec. 29.

The primary source of this article is Platts, New York, New York, Dec. 13, 2011.

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