China’s Panjin Ethylene to restart crackers, PE/PP units in Sept

29 August 2012 08:00  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Panjin Ethylene plans to restart its two naphtha crackers together with its derivative plants at Panjin city, Liaoning province, within the first half of September following its maintenance shutdown, a company source said on Thursday.

The 180,000 tonne/year and 450,000 tonne/year crackers and derivative plants were shut on 1 August for regular maintenance, the source said, adding that exact dates for the restart could not be ascertained yet.

The derivative plants include two 65,000 tonne/year and a 300,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) units as well as two polypropylene (PP) units, with capacities of 50,000 tonnes/year and 250,000 tonnes/year respectively.

Panjin Ethylene is a subsidiary of Huajin Chemicals Group.

By: Helen Lee
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