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Shenhua Xinjiang completes turnaround at LDPE plant in China

September 30/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Shenhua Xinjiang Mining Co (part of Shenhua Group) has brought on-stream its low density polyethylene (LDPE) unit following a maintenance turnaround, as per Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source informed that, the company has resumed operations at this unit on September 24, 2019. The plant was shut for maintenance in mid-August, 2019.

Located at Xinjiang, China, the LDPE unit has a production capacity of 270,000 mt/year.

As MRC wrote before, last year, the company conducted maintenance works at this plant from 4 to 28 August.

According to ICIS-MRC Price report, Kazanorgsintez (part of TAIF Group) completely shut down its high density polyethylene (HDPE) production for a scheduled turnaround on 26 September. Besides, the plant"s LDPE production capacities were also shut at the same time. The outage will be quite long and the completion of the maintenance works is planned only by 20 October. The shutdown of production capacities will take place in two stages, and a complete resumption of production at all reactors after the turnaround is expected by 24 October.

Shenhua Group Corporation Limited was a Chinese state-owned mining and energy company. Shenhua Group was founded in October 1995 under the auspices of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. It was the largest coal-producing company in China.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, HDPE, Shenhua, Kazanorgsintez, China, Russia.
Category:General News
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