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Sinopec's Yanshan refinery cuts output by 30 percent due to Beijing smog alert
December 19, 2016 / 2:43 AM / a year ago

Sinopec's Yanshan refinery cuts output by 30 percent due to Beijing smog alert

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sinopec’s Yanshan refinery has reduced production by 30 percent in response to Beijing’s smog alert, a spokesman for the Yanshan refinery said.

The Sinopec logo is seen at one of its gas stations in Hong Kong April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

The cut was put in place on Friday evening, the spokesman told Reuters.

The refinery has a 160,000 barrels per day crude unit.

Reporting by Meng Meng and Josephine Mason; Editing by Richard Pullin

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