Taiwan petchem plants threatened

Kovac, Matt
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/17/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 28, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that several downstream petrochemical plants in Taiwan face closure if the government pursues its policy to relocate state-run Chinese Petroleum Corp.'s oil refinery. Plants located at the park close to the refinery of CPC in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, are threatened by the pending relocation. The government has promised to move the refinery due to pressure from environmental groups.


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