Cracker shutdowns force Asia prices higher

Tan, Steve
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports that high Asian olefins prices look set to continue into the second half of 2006, as players scramble to cover the production lost due to several planned cracker shutdowns in the region. Asia is halfway through one of the heaviest turnaround schedules ever, with a total of 22 cracker shutdowns slated for 206, excluding China.


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