China’s Handi Sunshine Petchem to start up lube plant in H2 2013

22 April 2013 10:44  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Hainan-based Handi Sunshine Petrochemical is planning to start up its 500,000 tonne/year lube plant at Yangpu in Hainan province in the second half of this year, a company source said on Monday.

The company will supply base oils feedstock for lube production from its own 300,000 tonne/year Group II plant at the same site, according to the source.

Handi Sunshine Petrochemical also plans to increase its base oil capacity by 1.5m tonnes/year to 1.8m tonnes/year in two phases during 2013-2015, he added.

By: Whitney Shi
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