China’s Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical to restart cracker

24 September 2012 09:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical is on track to restart operations at its 1m tonne/year naphtha cracker in north China in end-September or early October following a maintenance shutdown, a company source said on Monday.

The plant was taken off line on 22 August for around 40 days of maintenance.

Its 300,000 tonne/year linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) unit, 300,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant and 450,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit were shut on 21 August for scheduled maintenance.

The company is located in the Tianjin Binhai New Area.

By: Helen Lee

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