China’s Shaoxing Sanyuan on track to start up PDH in Q4 2013

05 March 2013 07:08  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shaoxing Sanyuan Petrochemical is on track to start up a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, in the fourth quarter of this year, a company source said on Tuesday.

The PDH unit is expected to produce around 450,000 tonnes/year of propylene and the propane feedstock will be imported from the United States, the source added.

Shaoxing Sanyuan runs two polypropylene (PP) plants at Shaoxing, with a combined nameplate capacity of around 500,000 tonnes/year.

By: Peh Soo Hwee
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