China’s Yanshan Petchem to restart PP, PE plants by this week

03 September 2013 02:32  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Yanshan Petrochemical plans to restart its polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) plants within the week of 2 September after its 800,000 tonne/year cracker was restarted on 3 September in Beijing, a company source said on Tuesday.

The PE plants include three 60,000 tonne/year low density polyethylene (LDPE) units, one 200,000 tonne/year LDPE plant, and two 70,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) units. The PP plants include two 200,000/tonne year PP units and a 40,000/tonne year PP unit, according to the source.

The cracker, and its derivative PP and PE plants were shut on 27 August for maintenance, the source added.

By: Lizzie Yu

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