China’s Guangxi Petchem starts up jet kerosene hydrogenation unit

23 December 2013 06:06 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Guangxi Petrochemical has successfully started up its 800,000 tonne/year jet kerosene hydrogenation unit at Qinzhou in Guangxi province and achieved on-spec products, its parent PetroChina said on Monday.

The unit was started up on 17 December and achieved on spec products the same day, it added.

The facility is built to produce higher purity jet kerosene so as to meet the country’s upgraded standard on the fuel, according to PetroChina.

Guangxi Petrochemical mainly operates a 200,000 bbl/day refinery at present.

By Fanny Zhang