China's polyethylene (PE) production status

27 July 2011 11:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--Here is Wednesday's production status of polyethylene (PE) plants in China.

Polyethylene plants

Markets

Plant

Product

Capacity

(kt/yr

Production status

Northeast China

Daqing Petrochemical

LDPE

65

General-purpose film

200

General-purpose film

HDPE

240

Line A - extrusion grade, Line B - extrusion garde, Line C -  blow-molding

LLDPE

85

Film grade

Jilin Petrochemical

LLDPE

275

Film grade

HDPE

300

Film grade

Panjin Ethylene

HDPE

430

The 130,000 tonne/year HDPE unit's two lines produce extrusion and injection grades.

The 300,000 tonne/year plant was switched from pipe to produce blow-moulding grade on July 25.

Fushun Petrochemical

HDPE

140

Injection grade

Northwest China

Dushanzi Petroleum and Petrochemical Complex

LLDPE

120

Film grade

LLDPE/HDPE

600

Line A – film grade, Line B- shut for maintenance since July 14.

HDPE

400

100,000 tonne/year line - pipe grade 300,000 tonne/year line - blow-moulding grade

Lanzhou Petrochemical 

LDPE

200

General-purpose film. Plans to produce heavy-duty film from 28 July.

HDPE

170

Shut for maintenance 24 June, restarted on 26 June.

LLDPE/HDPE

300

Switched to LLDPE film grade on 18 July, from HDPE injection grade.

60

Under turnaround.

North China

Yanshan Petrochemical

LDPE

180

Line A - coating grade, Line B -coating grade, Line C - off-grade ethylene vinyl acetate

200

Heavy-duty film grade

HDPE

140

Line A - pipe grade, Line B - extrusion grade.

Qilu Petrochemical

LDPE

140

Switched to general-purpose film on 25 July, from foaming grade.

HDPE

140

Line A - switches to pipe grade on 24 July, from wire & cable grades, Line B - blow-moulding grade

LLDPE

140

Film grade

Zhongyuan Petrochemical

LLDPE

200

Film grade

Tianjin United Chemical

LLDPE

120

Film grade

SINOPEC SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical

LLDPE

300

Film grade

HDPE

300

Blow-moulding grade

Shenhua (Baotou) Charcoal Chemical Industry

LLDPE/HDPE

300

Shut on 5 July for maintenance.

East China

Yangzi Petrochemical

LLDPE

200

Film grade

HDPE

260

Line A - extrusion grade, Line B -chlorinated HDPE, Line C - pipe grade

Zhenhai Refining & Chemical

LLDPE/HDPE

450

LLDPE film grade

Shanghai Petrochemical

LDPE

190

The 90,000 tonne/year plant's two lines produce cable and general-purpose film, respectively.

The 100,000tonne/year unit produces general-purpose film.

HDPE

250

Pipe grade

South China

Guangzhou Petrochemical

LLDPE/HDPE

200

LLDPE film grade

Maoming Petrochemical

No.1 LDPE

120

General-purpose film

No.2 LDPE

250

General-purpose film

HDPE

350

Switched from pipe to blow-moulding grade.

LLDPE/HDPE

200

LLDPE film grade

Fujian Refining & Petrochemical

LLDPE

400

Film grade

HDPE

400

Shut for maintenance since 18 July.



By: Staff Reporter
+44 20 8652 3214



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