China’s Lanzhou Petrochemical plans to shut cracker, PE/PP units

05 June 2012 03:26  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Lanzhou Petrochemical will shut down its 460,000 tonne/year cracker and derivative polyolefin plants for maintenance on 20 June for a month in Lanzhou, Gansu province, in northwest China, a company source said on Tuesday.

Its derivative plants at the same site, including a 200,000 tonne/year low density polyethylene (LDPE) unit, a 300,000 tonne/year LLDPE/HDPE (high density polyethylene) swing plant , and a 300,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit, will also be shut down during the period, the source said.

PP and polyethylene (PE) supply may ease after the maintenance, local distributors said.


By: Lizzie Yu



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