Expanded CNPC Hohhot refinery due tests

By OGJ editors

CNPC Hohhot Petrochemical Co. is ready to begin trial operations of an expansion and upgrade of its refinery and petrochemical complex at Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reports parent China National Petroleum Corp.

The project more than triples crude capacity to 5 million tonnes/year (tpy).

It includes a 5 million tpy atmospheric distillation unit, a 2.8 million tpy catalytic cracking unit, and a 150,000 tpy polypropylene unit, CNPC said.

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