14 September 2011 04:41 [Source: ICIS news]
GUANGZHOU (ICIS)--China’s Fujian Refining & Petrochemical (FREP) is planning to complete the expansion of its 240,000 bbl/day refinery and 800,000 tonne/year naphtha cracker at Quanzhou in Fujian by late 2013, a company source said on Wednesday.
The refinery and cracker would have a capacity of 280,000 bbl/day and 1.1m tonnes/year respectively after debottlenecking works that are expected to begin in the first half of 2012, said the source.
Meanwhile, FREP also plans to build an 180,000 tonne/year ethylene oxide (EO) and a 250,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant at the same site and bring them on stream by late 2013, according to the source.
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