Jinling PC restarts aromatics unit

11 September 2008 08:09  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICISnews)--The aromatics unit of Jinling Petrochemical is operating normally after the plant was restarted five days ahead of schedule on 9 September, a company source on Thursday.


The aromatics unit produces 30,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 110,000 tonnes/year of toluene and 130,000 tonnes/year of xylenes.


The facility was shut down on 1 September in line with the maintenance of its upstream reformer at Nanjing, Jiangsu province in eastern China, the source said. The reformer was also restarted on Tuesday.


Jinling Petrochemical is a subsidiary of Sinopec.


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