China’s Fushun Petrochemical to shut PP, PE units on 15 May

09 May 2013 07:49  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Fushun Petrochemical, a PetroChina subsidiary, plans to shut its polypropylene (PP)  and polyethylene (PE) units in Fushun, Liaoning province, for scheduled maintenance on 15 May, a source close to the company said on Thursday.

The shutdown period will last about 15 days, according to the source.

The PE units comprise a 140,000 tonne/year high density PE (HDPE) unit, a 350,000 tonne/year HDPE unit, and a 450,000 tonne/year low linear density PE (LLDPE) unit. The PP units comprise a 90,000 tonne/year PP unit and a 300,000 tonne/year PP unit.


By: Lizzie Yu



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