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Dragon Aromatics para-xylene project set for trial runs

5:25 AM MDT | May 3, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Dragon Aromatics (Xiamen, China), also called Tenglong Aromatic PX, will begin trial operation of the previously announced para-xylene (p-xylene) plant at Gulei, near Zhangzhou, China, later this month, say press reports. The 800,000-m.t./year p-xylene project was relocated from Xiamen after protests by residents of Xiamen caused construction of the plant to be halted in 2007. Construction on the plant at Gulei began in 2009 after the Ministry of Environmental Protection (Beijing) approved construction of the plant at that site; the plant had been initially...

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