China’s Wuhan Petchem to start up petchem complex in mid-2013

20 February 2013 11:33  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Wuhan Petrochemical plans to start up its petrochemical complex with a naphtha cracker and derivative plants in Hubei in the middle of 2013, a company source said on Wednesday.

The naphtha cracker will have a capacity of 800,000 tonne/year, according to the source.

The derivative plants include a 300,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant, a 300,000 tonne/year linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant and a 400,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) plant.

Work on the complex started on 31 March 2010.

By: Doreen Zhao

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