Large Coal-To-Olefin Projects Are Still Competitive

Zong Yangong
February 2009
China Chemical Reporter;2/26/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strong demand of coal-based olefin in China in 2009. It states that the country has emerged on oil substitutes such as coal-based olefin, coal-based oil and dimethyl ether, despite its high oil import dependence, under the dual pressure of the sustained oil price increase in the world. The amount of crude oil imported by China reached about 179 million tons in 2008, and around 49% for the oil import dependence.


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