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Updates on PE maintenance shutdowns in China

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 24/03/2017 (17:49)
A Chinese trader informed about the recent updates on several PE plants in China in the second quarter of 2017.

Sinopec Qilu Company shut its LDPE line with 150,000 tons/year production capacity on March 3. The unplanned shutdown is expected to last for 20 to 30 days.

Zhongmei Yulin delayed the planned shutdown at its 300,000 tons/year LLDPE line from at the end of March to April 20.

Daqing Petrochemical shut its 270,000 tons/year capacity LDPE line on March 20 for 5 days.

Shanghai Golden Phillips Petrochemical delayed the restart of its 150,000 tons/year capacity HDPE line from late March to April 10. The plant was shut on March 5.

Zhongtian Hechuang delayed the restart of its 250,000 tons/year production capacity LDPE plant to an unknown date. The producer’s planned shutdown at its 300,000 tons/year LLDPE plant was also postponed to a date which is yet to be known.

Pucheng Clean Energy Chemical Company will shut its 300,000 tons/year production capacity HDPE/LLDPE swing line in April-May period.

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited also changed the dates of maintenances at its 250,000 tons/year of production capacity HDPE plant and 200,000 tons/year of production capacity LDPE plant as April 11 – May 22.

A shutdown will occur at Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Company Limited’s 270,000 tons/year HDPE line and 230,000 tons/year LLDPE line in May, which was initially planned in April.

Jilin Petrochemicals will shut its 270,000 tons/year LLDPE line in June for 10 days. The company will also shut its HDPE line with 300,000 tons/year production capacity in April as well.
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