08 September 2011 08:30 [Source: ICIS news]
GUANGZHOU (ICIS)--China’s Maoming Petrochemical achieved a historically high ethylene (C2) output of 96,600 tonnes in August, its parent company Sinopec said on Thursday.
Maoming Petrochemical runs two naphtha crackers with a combined capacity of 1m tonnes/year at Maoming in Guangdong province.
The company’s ethylene output is kept primarily for captive use to produce derivatives such as polyethylene (PE), according to a Maoming Petrochemical source.
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