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CNPC Subsidiary Starts up BR Plant in China

12:37 AM MDT | August 10, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

China National Petroleum (CNPC; Beijing), the parent company of PetroChina, says that its Daqing PetroChemical (Daqing, China) subsidiary started up an 80,000-m.t.year butadiene rubber (BR) plant at its production complex at Daqing on August 5. The BR plant involved an investment of RMB1.02 billion ($160 million). With this new BR unit, Daqing PetroChemical’s total BR capacity increases to 160,000 m.t./year, making it the largest BR production base in China, CNPC says. The BR unit uses Daqing PetroChemical's independently developed...

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