China’s Dushanzi Petrochemical BR plant shut for maintenance

18 October 2012 10:57  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Dushanzi Petrochemical’s 30,000 tonne/year butadiene rubber (BR) plant in Urumqi is currently shut for maintenance that will last 10 days from 15 October, a company source said on Thursday.

The company also has a 180,000 tonne/year multiple-rubber plant at the site that is currently operating at 66% of capacity, the source said.

The multiple-rubber plant, consisting of four lines, produces low-cis polybutadiene rubber (LCBR), styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) and styrene-butadiene-styrene block copolymer (SBS), the source said.

The facilities are located at Dushanzi city in Xinjiang province, northwestern China.

Dushanzi Petrochemical is a subsidiary of PetroChina.

By: Miki Jiang

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