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Sinopec Starts Up Butadiene Unit

4:01 PM MDT | May 5, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Yangzi Petrochemical (YPC; Nanjing, China), a Sinopec subsidiary, has started up a 100,000-m.t./year butadiene plant at Nanjing. The start up increases YPC’s butadiene capacity to 206,000 m.t./year, and makes the company China’s biggest producer of butadiene, Sinopec says. The project’s cost was Rmb247 million ($35 million), the company...

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