Guangxi Petrochemical’s new MTBE unit runs smoothly: PetroChina

09 December 2013 06:29  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Guangxi Petrochemical has been running its 100,000 tonne/year methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) unit at Qinzhou in Guangxi province smoothly following the start-up of the facility on 25 November, its parent company PetroChina said on Monday.

On-spec products were achieved on the same date, according to a statement from PetroChina.

Construction of the unit began in July 2012 and was completed on 22 October this year, it said.

Guangxi Petrochemical will primarily keep the MTBE output from the new plant for captive use for blending gasoline, PetroChina said.


By: Fanny Zhang
+65 6780 4359



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