BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Petcoke


Chalco signed a purchasing agreement with Sinopec last week. According to the agreement, Sinopec will supply Chalco with 800,000 to 1,200,000 tonnes of high quality coke annually.   This is following the deal that Chalco signed with Petrochina at the end of last year, for a similar quantity.   At that time, it had been reported that Chalco […]

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According to information circulating inside the industry here, imports of green coke are set to get a boost.   We understand more than 500,000 tonnes will arrive in the first half of this year, with Oxbow and Conoco Phillips being the main contributors.   Of this quantity, about 300,000 tonnes is set to land in Shandong province.    […]

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There are reports circulating in the domestic market that Chalco has signed a deal with China National Petroleum Corporation for the supply of green coke in 2009. There have been no official reports or announcements, and our enquiries have not yet yielded any official confirmation. But we understand the the deal covers up to 1 […]

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The Chinese oil refining industry has started to take seriously the drop in demand for its product.   As a consequence, green coke production levels are finally coming down.   Indicative of this is the situation for the independent (non Sinopec or PetroChina) refineries. The table below shows the reductions happening this month.   Production levels for these […]

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