Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum company Yanan Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Shaanxi, China. The complex started commercial operations in 2005 and currently has an active annual capacity of 4.49mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 4.49mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group).

Key Products Capacity – Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum company Yanan Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include methanol, polypropylene, polyethylene, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), ethylene etc.

Methanol accounts for major capacity share i.e., 40% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.8mtpa, followed by polypropylene and polyethylene with 12.2% (0.55mtpa) and 10% (0.45mtpa) respectively.

About Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group)

Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group) Co Ltd (Shaanxi) is an oil and gas company that offers oilfield exploration and refinery programs. The company offers services such as oil and gas exploration, oil product marketing, project construction, oil refinery and chemical engineering, technology research and development, machinery manufacturing, and foreign cooperation. It also provides oil pipeline transportation, crude oil exploitation and allotment, and pipeline construction services. Shaanxi offers chemical engineering of oil, gas, coal, and salt. The company operates oil exploration fields in Fengfuchuan, Zibei, Zhidan, Zibei, Zhidan, Chuankou, Chuankou, Zichang, Yaodian, Yujiaping and Panlong, among others. Shaanxi is headquartered in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.


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