China’s Hengyuan Petchem to start up new PDH unit within '12

09 February 2012 10:55  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Hengyuan Petrochemical plans to start up its new propane dehydrogenation (PDH ) unit within the year, a company source said on Thursday.

The new PDH unit, which can produce 100,000 tonne/year of propylene, is a reconstructed fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), the source said.

“Construction has almost finished. If everything goes well, it will start production this year, although the specific date is unfixed,” the source said.

Hengyuan Petrochemical is located in Dezhou, Shandong province.

By: Lilian Hua

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