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Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical resumes production at No. 1 PP plant

August 06/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical, part of Sinopec Corporation, has brought on-stream its No.1 polypropylene (PP) unit in Guangdong, according to Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in China informed that, the company resumed operations at the unit following turnaround on July 27, 2020. The PP unit was shut on July 15, 2020.

Located in Guangdong, China, the No. 1 PP unit has a capacity of 170,000 mt/year.

As MRC wrote before, Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical has brought on-stream its No. 2 low density polyethylene (LDPE) unit in Guangdong. The company resumed operations at the unit on May 22, 2020. The unit was shut for a brief maintenance on May 18, 2020. Located at Guangdong in China, the No. 2 LDPE unit has a production capacity of 280,000 mt/year.

According to MRC's DataScope report, PP imports into Russia rose in the first six months of 2020 by 21% year on year to 105,300 tonnes. Propylene homopolymer (homopolymer PP) accounted for the main increase in imports.

Sinopec corp. is one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemical companies. Business Sinopec Corp. includes oil and gas exploration, production and transportation of oil and gas, oil refining, petrochemical production, production of mineral fertilizers and other chemical products. In terms of refining capacity, Sinopec Corp. ranks second in the world, in terms of ethylene capacity - fourth.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, homopolymer PP, LDPE, Mineral, Terms, Fora, Sinopec, Sinopec, China, Russia.
Category:General News
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