NewsFlashQilu Petrochemical runs cracker at reduced rate after fire

26 August 2010 10:11  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's Sinopec subsidiary, Qilu Petrochemical, is running its 800,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at reduced rates after one of its furnaces caught fire on Thursday afternoon, sources close to the company said.

The cracker is located at Zibo, eastern Shandong province.

Additional reporting by Peh Soo Hwee

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