Sinopec Starts Catalytic Cracking Unit Construction at JV Refinery with Kuwait

Reuters, May 7, 2018

Sinopec has begun construction of a 4.2-million-tonnes per year catalytic cracking unit at the Sino-Kuwait Guangdong refinery project, the company newspaper said on Friday.  Sinopec expects to complete the cracking project sometime in September of this year. The first phase of the Sino-Kuwait refinery is expected to have 10 million tonnes in crude refining capacity and 800,000 tonnes of ethylene annual production capacity.

(Reporting by Meng Meng and Aizhu Chen, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips) 

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