28 March 2012 07:33 [Source: ICIS news]
The company is also planning to start up the CDU’s auxiliary units during the same timeframe, the source said.
This includes a 2m tonne/year residue hydrogenation unit, a 2m tonne/year hydrocracker, a 2m tonne/year fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), a 1.5m tonne/year continuous reformer as well as a 500,000 tonne/year aromatics unit, according to the source.
The company will shut a 3.5m tonne/year CDU at the same site once the new facilities commence operations but will keep another 4.5m tonne/year CDU at the same site running, he added.
Yangzi Petrochemical is a subsidiary of state-owned refiner Sinopec.
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