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Using Sigmafine to improve production accounting at Secco

Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical has been using Sigmafine since 2005 as main Production/Yield Accounting and Data Reconciliation System. Learn about the benefits realized during their Sigmafine journey as they support their accounting department.

Yan Xiaomin

Yan Xiaomin (Kate Yan)
Lead Performance & Analysis Engineer
Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited
+86 159 2152 3309

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Kate Yan joined Shanghai SECCO in September 2003. During the Sigmafine modelling period, she was in charge of data collection and preparation and working with third parties on the model building in AF. After the modeling was completed, Kate became responsible for the testing and commissioning.

She participated in the Sigmafine upgrade in 2013 and 2020. As the key user of Sigmafine, Kate helped coach the daily mass balance engineers in troubleshooting. She is also in charge of the model update according to process changes.


Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited is a limited liability company invested by China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp.), Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited (SPC), and Sinopec Gaoqiao Petrochemical Company Limited. It was previously a joint venture limited liability company invested by Sinopec Corp, SPC, and BP East China Investment Company Limited. The total investment is about US $3.0 billion.  

SECCO produces ethylene, propylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, styrene, polystyrene, acrylonitrile, butadiene, benzene, toluene, and byproducts with the most advanced process technology in the world. It can provide the market with more than 3,200 kilotons of petrochemical products featuring high quality, multiple specifications and wide coverage that are in urgent demand in the domestic market. Having set up full-fledged QA/QC systems, SECCO provides the related after-sales service and technical consultation and carries out R&D of application of polymers.

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