Shafaq News/A massive blast took place today Tuesday in a rubber plant in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, when styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) equipment exploded at 1706.
The Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Rubber Company incident caused no causalities so far; the local fire station dispatched fire engines to extinguish the blaze
Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Company Limited (former name Yangzi Petrochemical Co., Ltd.) is a wholly-owned subsidiary under China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation.
It is mainly engaged in refining crude oil, producing and marketing hydrocarbon derivatives. At present, the Company operates more than 60 sets of large-scale petrochemical units, including 9 million t/a crude oil processing.