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

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Posted: Dec 18, 2016 9:41 PM

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 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)