Reuters is reporting that Sinopec-SK Wuhan Petrochemical Co., a subsidiary of state oil and gas group Sinopec Corp., is planning to shut down its 170 000 bpd refinery in late October for approximately 50 days of maintenance.
Separately, the Wuhan-based company is due to switch off an 800 000 tpy ethylene plant from around mid-October for a regular overhaul for a similar duration, according to a report on Sinopec’s website.
The ethylene facility is a joint venture between Sinopec and South Korea’s SK Innovation.
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The IEA reports that global natural gas consumption is expected to contract slightly in 2022 and grow slowly over the following three years as Russia’s war in Ukraine pushes up prices and fuels fears of further supply disruptions.