Restart schedule of naphtha cracker of Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene Corp.

January 17, 2020
Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene Corp.
Asahi Kasei Corp.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.

A detailed inspection has been performed of the naphtha cracker in Mizushima (Kurashiki, Okayama) of Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene Corp. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroaki Numata), a joint venture between Asahi Kasei Corp. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hideki Kobori) and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga), which was suspended on January 14, 2020, and the facility is scheduled to restart on January 24, 2020.

Production capacity of the naphtha cracker in Mizushima

With turnaround
496,000 t/y
Without turnaround
567,000 t/y