CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company LimitedFuture-Proof Digital Petrochemicals Complex Executive SummaryThe largest FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus (FF) installation in the world-16,000 FF devices out of 60,000 I/O points-Main Automation Contractor (MAC) from early engineering stage through start-up/commissioning-DCS anywhere concept integration with site SAP system-Long term maintenance contract - Sustainable developmentProject OverviewThe CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) has built and now operates a USD$4.1 billion world-scale petrochemicals complex, which is one of the largest capital investments for a Sino-foreign joint venture project to date in the People's Republic of China. The complex, covering an area of 2.6 square kilometres, is located in Daya Bay Economic and Technological Development Zone, Huizhou, Guangdong Province. The joint venture partners are Shell Nanhai B.V., a member of the Royal Dutch Shell, with a 50 per cent stake, and CNOOC Petrochemicals Investment Company Limited (CPIL), also with 50 per cent. CPIL is owned by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) (90%) and Guangdong Guangye Investment Group Company Limited (10%).The CSPC petrochemicals complex incorporates the world's most advanced technologies and utilizes modern management systems and international standards in the design, construction and operation phase. Its adoption of 13 patents through international bidding ensures it operates on the cutting edge of technology. Additionally CSPC applies the principles of sustainable development throughout the design, construction and operation of the complex, demonstrating its strong commitment to the community and the environment.The complex is an integrated petrochemical complex. The major facilities of the complex include 11 process units, steam and power generation and other utility provisions, storage and handling and shipping facilities, as well as effluent treatment and environmental protection facilities. The majority of the production facilities are world-scale and all are being designed to international standards. The heart of the complex is a world-scale cracker producing 800,000 tons per annum ethylene and 430,000 tons per annum propylene. It is designed to take naphtha as well as heavy feedstock such as condensate. This is the first of its kind in China. In total, the complex produces some 2.3 million tons per annum of products. It supplies products primarily to Guangdong and the high consumption areas of China's southeast coastal economic zones where demand is projected to remain strong.Plant InformationLocation: Huizhou, Guangdong, ChinaOrder date:November 2002Completion:December 2005Chemical (Base Chemical, Fertilizer, Petrochemical)43Success Story Collection



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