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Sinopec Zhongyuan Petrochemical resumes production at cracker

September 29/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Sinopec Zhongyuan Petrochemical, has brought on-stream its cracker following a turnaround, said Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in China informed that, the company resumed operations at the cracker in mid-September, 2020. The cracker was shut for maintenance on August 1, 2020.

Located at Henan in China, the cracker has an ethylene capacity of 220,000 mt/year and propylene capacity of 95,000 mt/year.

Sinopec Zhongyuan Petrochemical also operates a 600 ktpa olefin from methanol plant, a 160 ktpa polypropylene (PP) plant and a 260 ktpa polyethylene (PE) plant at the same site. in year.

Propylene is the main raw material for the production of polypropylene (PP).

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Russia's overall PP production in Russia increased in January-July 2020 by 24% year on year to 1,063,700 tonne. ZapSibNeftekhim accounted for the main increase in the output.

China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) is a super-large petroleum and petrochemical enterprise group established in July 1998 on the basis of the former China Petrochemical Corporation. Sinopec Group"s key business activities include the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, petrochemicals and other chemical products, oil refining.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PP, PE, ethylene, propylene, Sinopec.
Category:General News
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