China’s Sichuan Petrochemical to produce on-spec PE, PP in March

03 March 2014 09:44 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sichuan Petrochemical plans to produce on-spec polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) at its new plants in Sichuan province in early March, a company source said on Monday.

The company has been conducting trial runs at the PE and PP plants after starting them up on 25 February, the source added.

Sichuan Petrochemical has a 300,000 tonne/year linear low density PE (LLDPE) plant, a 300,000 tonne/year high density PE (HDPE) plant and a 450,000 tonne/year PP plant.

The producer is a subsidiary of state-owned petrochemical major PetroChina.

By Doreen Zhao