At 20:00 on January 23, 2019, the No.2 Propylene Tower of Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Ethylene Project was installed safely and smoothly after 12 hours and 43 minutes of continuous hoisting.
With a total weight of 2,640 tons, diameter of 8.5 m, and height of 115.35 m, the No.2 Propylene Tower is the heaviest and highest large-scale equipment of Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Ethylene Project, and is also the heaviest and highest tower in the domestic petrochemical industry. The successful installation will play an important role in promoting and accelerating the overall construction of the ethylene project, and indicates that the installation project will be speeded up in an all-round way, and Sinochem energy has moved closer to the goal of becoming an innovative petrochemical enterprise. On the night after successful installation, Mr. Frank Ning, Chairman of Sinochem Group, sent a congratulatory letter to Sinochem Energy to express congratulations and encouragement.
On January 24, 2019, the progress promotion meeting of 100-day Civil Construction Work Competition was held on the site of Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Ethylene Project. Mr. Jiang Zhenghong, Vice President of Sinochem Group and President of Sinochem Energy, attended the activity and highly praised the phased results of the ethylene project. He said that the successful installation of No.2 Propylene Tower greatly enhanced the confidence of all staff participating in the construction of the ethylene project, stimulated the enthusiasm of leaders and employees to participate in the project construction, and fully reflected the diligence, wisdom and courage of all the participants.
The construction of the ethylene project has also got strong support from Fujian Provincial People’s Government and Quanzhou Municipal People’s Government. At 17:00 on January 23, Mr. Zheng Xincong, Vice Governor of Fujian Province, and other leaders visited the construction site of the ethylene project and observed the whole installation process of No.2 Propylene Tower.