Sinopec Maoming shut No. 1 PP unit in China for maintenance
Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical has undertaken a planned shutdown at its No.1 polypropylene (PP) unit in Guangdong, according to Apic-online.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has halted operations at its PP unit for turnaround on August 12, 2019. Further details on duration of the shutdown could not be ascertained.
Located in Guangdong, China, the No. 1 PP unit has a capacity of 170,000 mt/year.
As MRC informed before, in Jun 2019, SIBUR and Sinopec signed a number of agreements concerning the production and sale of petrochemicals.
Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical Company (Maoming Company) - a subsidiary of Sinopec- is located in Maoming, Guangdong and was founded in May 1955. The company now has a crude oil processing capacity of 13.5 million t/a and an ethylene production capacity of 1 million t/a. Maoming Company has turned out to be a large-scale integrated refining and chemical enterprise with refining as the leading business and petrochemical sector as the mainstay.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Limited is a Chinese oil and gas company based in Beijing, China. It is listed in Hong Kong and also trades in Shanghai and New York . Sinopec is the worlds fifth biggest company by revenue.