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October 22, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:37pm

Wanhua Chemical Yantai Complex, China

By Carmen

Wanhua Chemical Yantai Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Shandong, China. The complex started commercial operations in 1983 and currently has an active annual capacity of 12.42mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 15.07mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Wanhua Chemical Group, Wanhua Petrochemical Yantai, Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes, Wanhua Industrial Group.

Key Products Capacity – Wanhua Chemical Yantai Complex, 2020

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

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 8% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1mtpa.

Details of key upcoming projects in Wanhua Chemical Yantai Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with some of the key upcoming plants including Wanhua Chemical Yantai Butadiene Plant 2 (0.19mtpa), Wanhua Chemical Yantai Ethylene Plant 2 (1.2mtpa), Wanhua Chemical Yantai Polyethylene Plant 3 (0.35mtpa), Wanhua Chemical Yantai Polyethylene Plant 4 (0.25mtpa), and Wanhua Chemical Yantai Polypropylene Plant 2 (0.5mtpa).

About Wanhua Chemical Group

Wanhua Chemical Group Co Ltd (Wanhua Chemical), formerly Yantai Wanhua Polyurethane Co., Ltd. is a chemical company. It carries out manufacturing and distribution of PU series products (TDI, MDI and Polyols), petrochemical products including propylene and ethylene, downstream products acrylic acid, HDPE, LLDPE, PP, PVC, PO series products and fine chemicals and new materials including PC, PMMA, SAP, TPU, organic amine, water-based paint and others. The company’s products find applications in the light industry, chemical industry, construction, textile, household electrical appliances, construction materials and transportation, among others. The company has operations in China, Europe and North America. Wanhua Chemical is headquartered in Yantai, Shangdong, China.

About Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes

Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes Co., Ltd. is a chemical company. Its products include isocyanate products, aromatic polyamine products, and polyurethane elastomer products.

About Wanhua Industrial Group

Wanhua Industrial Group Co Ltd (Wanhua) is a chemical company that manufactures and markets specialty chemicals. The company provides polyurethanes, energy-saving products, and green materials. Its products include polyurethane exterior wall insulation and decoration integrated system, polyurethane exterior wall insulation composite board system, polyurethane exterior wall insulation site spray coating system, and polyurethane exterior wall insulation composite material suitable for building exterior wall insulation material. Wanhua also provides special board for furniture, special board for door sheet, special board for fire prevention, special board for decoration, and high-density board. The company has operations in China, the US, the UAE, Hungary, the Netherlands, Russia, Japan and India. Wanhua is headquartered in Yantai, China.


Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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