China’s Shouguang Luqing Petchem to start up catalytic cracker

02 May 2012 10:17  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical plans to start up a deep catalytic cracker unit at Shouguang, Shandong province, in June, a company source said on Wednesday, without providing a specific date.

The unit can process 1.5m tonnes/year of fuel oil and it will be able to produce more than 200 tonnes of propylene each day, the source said, without giving the exact daily propylene output.

Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical currently runs a fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit that can produce around 36,000 tonnes/year of propylene, added the source.

By: Lilian Hua

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