16 July 2012 09:09 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China-based Sinopec-Shell Coal Gasification will establish its No 2 coal gasification line at Yueyang in ?xml:namespace>
Sinopec-Shell Coal Gasification is a 50:50 joint venture between Sinopec and Shell that was established in 2001 with a total investment of CNY1.3bn ($204m). The company’s No 1 coal gasification line was completed in 2006, the source added.
The construction of the No 2 coal gasification line was approved on 12 July, and it is expected to be completed in 2015, the source said without specifying the start-up date.
The unit will be able to produce 60,000 tonnes/year of hydrogen, which will be supplied as feedstock to Sinopec’s subsidiaries such as Baling Petrochemical and Changling Petrochemical, according to the source.
Further details were not immediately available.
($1 = CNY6.38)
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