China Petrochemical Corporation

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China Petrochemical Corporation
Native name
State-owned enterprise
Industry Petroleum refining
Founded 1998; 20 years ago (1998)
Headquarters Beijing, China
Area served
Key people
Su Shulin (Chairman)
Services Holding company of oil and gas companies
DecreaseCN¥ 31,898,180,000 (2014)
Total assets IncreaseCN¥ 2,228,366,180,000 (2014)
Total equity IncreaseCN¥ 735,566,950,000 (2014)
Parent State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission
Subsidiaries China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Ltd.)
Website China Petrochemical Corporation
Footnotes / references
in consolidated basis[1]

China Petrochemical Corporation (Chinese: 中国石油化工集团公司) or Sinopec Group is the world's largest oil refining, gas and petrochemical conglomerate,[2] administered by SASAC for the State Council of the People's Republic of China. It is headquartered at Chaoyangmenwai in Beijing, across the road from the headquarters of fellow state-owned oil company and competitor CNOOC Group.

Sinopec Group ranked first in the Top 500 Enterprises of China in 2007, with its annual revenue over 1 trillion Chinese yuan.[3]

It is the third largest company in the world in terms of revenue.


Its major subsidiary, China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation Limited, commonly referred to as "Sinopec Limited", is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange.[4][5]

Sinopec Ltd. is involved in the production of various petroleum products, including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, ethylene, synthetic fibers, synthetic rubber, synthetic resins, and chemical fertilizers, in addition to exploration of crude oil and natural gas within China.[6]


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