Shanghai Petrochemical shuts ACN plant for maintenance

04 August 2009 09:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--Shanghai Petrochemical shut down its 130,000 tonne/year acrylonitrile (ACN) plant at Jinshan district, Shanghai, on 1 August for a month-long maintenance period, a company source said on Tuesday.

Shanghai Petrochemical - a subsidiary of Sinopec - is one of the largest integrated petrochemical companies in China.

The firm is also a domestic producer of refined oil products, intermediate petrochemicals, synthetic resins and synthetic fibres.

Helen Yan contributed to this article

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