(4-traders) -- Fushun Petrochemical launched its new 800Kt/a ethylene facility in China on October, 28. All the eight production units of the 1Mt/a ethylene capacity expansion project operated together and turned out qualified products, marking the full operation of Fushun Petrochemical's "10 Mt/a refining and 1Mt/a ethylene" project.
From now on, Fushun Petrochemical is capable of processing 11.5 million tonnes of crude and producing one million tonnes of ethylene per annum, and also serves as a world-class production base for paraffin, lubricant base oil, alkyl benzene and synthetic resin.
Besides, as MRC informed earlier, Fushun Petrochemical launched a new plant in Fushun, Liaoning Province, China, where it is still testing the production process. The nominal capacity of the facility is 300,000 tonnes of polypropylene (PP), 350,000 tonnes of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and 450,000 tons of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) per year.