China’s Dushanzi Petchem to start up cracker in September

25 August 2009 10:49  [Source: ICIS news]

GUANGZHOU (ICIS news)--China’s Dushanzi Petrochemical, a subsidiary of PetroChina, will start-up its new 10m tonne/year crude distillation unit (CDU) in August and its 1m tonne/year naphtha cracker by mid September, a company source said on Tuesday.

The start up of the facilities had been delayed by around a year because of the global financial crisis.

The new CDU will raise the capacity of the Xinjiang-based refinery to 16m tonnes/year.

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