14 July 2009 05:07 [Source: ICIS news]
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The project would be able to yield 520,000 tonnes/year of polypropylene (PP) from coal, the biggest of its type in the world, the source added. It will also be able to produce 184,800 tonnes/year of gasoline, 40,000 tonnes/year of liquid fuel and 13,800 tonnes/year of sulphur.
Construction of the yuan (CNY) 17bn ($2.5bn) project, located in Ningdong, northwest
Chinese utilities company Datang International Power also planned a 470,000 tonnes/year polypropylene unit in Inner Mongolia via the methanol-to-propylene route along with oil major Petrochina, which is gearing up for a $1.19bn plant also located in the Ningxia province due by the end of 2010.
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