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Sinopec Guangzhou to shut No. 2 PP unit in China for scheduled turnaround

April 07/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Sinopec Guangzhou plans to shut down its No.2 polypropylene (PP) unit in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China on 27 April, 2021, for a scheduled turnaround, according to CommoPlast.

The maintenance works at this unit with a production capacity of 50,000 mt/year is likely to last for a period of 34 days. Thus, No. 2 PP unit will be bought on-stream on 31 May, 2021.

Overall, Sinopec Guangzhou's PP plant in Guangzhou has three lines with a combined production capacity of 320,000 mt/year.

As MRC informed earlier, on 4-5 March, 2017, Sinopec Guangzhou shut its No. 3 PP line for a maintenance turnaround. The shutdown lasted for a period of around 2 weeks. Located in Guangzhou province of China, the plant has a production capacity of 200,000 mt/year.

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, PP shipments to the Russian market reached 141,870 tonnes in January 2021 versus 123,520 tonnes a year earlier. Supply of homopolymer PP and PP block copolymers increased.

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.


mrcplast.com
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PP block copolymer, homopolymer PP, Sinopec, China, Russia.
Category:General News
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