IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

BASF-Sinopec JV Completes Second Phase of Expansion, Outlines Further Investments

1:41 PM MST | January 17, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF-YPC Co. the 50-50 petrochemical joint venture between BASF and Sinopec at Nanjing, China, says the second phase of its previously announced $1.4-billion expansion has been completed. The expansion began in 2009 and the first phase was completed in October 2011. BASF-YPC also announced further plans for expansion at the site. The jv plans to build a previously announced superabsorbent polymers (SAP) plant, an acrylic acid facility, a butyl acrylate plant, and to expand the capacity of 2-propyl-heptanol at the Nanjing site. BASF and Sinopec agreed at the end...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa