05 March 2008 07:19 [Source: ICIS news]
XIAOSHAN (ICIS news)--Fujian Refining & Petrochemical Co is due to start up its 12m tonne/year refinery at Quanzhou, Fujian province in August, a company source said on Wednesday.
The refinery, expanded from 4m tonnes/year, is part of a petrochemical complex that also comprise a 800,000 tonne/year cracker, two polyethylene (PE) units, each with a capacity of 400,000 tonnes/year.
These downstream petrochemical plants are on schedule to come on stream in the first quarter next year, he said, adding that the PE facility will be producing linear low density PE (LLDPE) and high density PE (HDPE).
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