Sinopec refines 13% more crude oil in 2010
Updated: 2011-01-22 10:38
BEIJING - China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec), the nation's largest oil refiner, said on Friday that it processed 211 million tons of crude oil in 2010, up 13.2 percent year-on-year.
The company produced 10.5 percent more diesel and 19.54 percent more kerosene to cope with the surging demand.
Its natural gas output grew 47.6 percent year-on-year to 12.5 billion cubic meters.
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