China's Bohai Chemical to build two more PDH units in Tianjin

08 September 2011 08:13  [Source: ICIS news]

TIANJIN (ICIS)--China’s Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Group plans to build two more propane dehydrogenation (PDH) units in Tianjin, a senior company official said on Thursday.

The company's first 600,000 tonne/year PDH unit is currently under construction at the same location and will start production in 2013, said company chairman Zhao Lizhi.

Its second PDH unit will also have a capacity of 600,000 tonnes/year, he said.

Zhao was speaking at the three-day China Petroleum & Chemical International Conference in Tianjin, which ends on Friday.

He did not reveal the capacity of the third PDH unit or the timeline for building the additional PDH plants.

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