China’s Wuhan Petrochemical delays trial runs at new PE, PP units

08 May 2013 10:21  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Wuhan Petrochemical has delayed trial runs at its two new polyethylene (PE) plants and a polypropylene (PP) plant in Hubei province, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.

The delay was because of a technical issue at the plants, and the company will conduct the trial runs in June, the source added.

The high density polyethylene (HDPE) and  linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plants, with a capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year each, were originally scheduled to undergo test runs on 18 May, while trial runs for the 400,000 tonne/year PP plant were initially set on 8 May.


By: Doreen Zhao



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly