China’s FREP plans 60,000 tonne/year BD unit start up in May

14 February 2014 06:51  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Fujian Refining & Petrochemicals (FREP) plans to start up its new 60,000 tonne/year butadiene (BD) extraction unit in Fujian province in late May or early June, a company source said.

The Chinese BD producer will have a total of 180,000 tonnes/year BD capacity with the start-up of the new unit.

It currently operates a 120,000 tonne/year BD unit.

Additional reporting by Joey Zhou

By: Helen Yan
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