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BUZZ-Malaysia-based Titan restarts naphtha cracker
March 31, 2017 / 4:23 AM / 6 months ago

BUZZ-Malaysia-based Titan restarts naphtha cracker

** Malaysia-based Titan’s naphtha cracker resumes operation on Friday following a scheduled maintenance that started around Feb. 5, according to traders

** The unit, which has a capacity of 430,000 tonnes of ethylene a year, is expected to produce on-specification ethylene later on Friday or Saturday

** The restart of the cracker comes at a time when demand for naphtha feedstock has been persistently strong in the last few weeks from makers of ethylene, a building block for plastics (Reuters Messaging: lipeng.seng.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

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