|february 28, 2000
||as the sole initiator, china petrochemical corporation (sinopec group) incorporated china petroleum & chemical corporation (sinopec corp.).
|october 18, 2000
||sinopec corp. made a successful global ipo at hong kong, new york and london stock exchanges with a total issuance of 16.78 billion h shares (including adrs in the us).
|july 16, 2001
||on july 16, 2001, sinopec corp. issued 2.8 billion a shares in the prc market.
on august 8, 2001, sinopec corp. was successfully listed on the shanghai stock exchange.
|august 24, 2001
||sinopec corp. acquired china's new star petroleum company.
|december 31, 2004
||sinopec corp. acquired chemical assets, catalyst assets and service stations from sinopec group and sold down-hole operation assets as a swap.
|october 10, 2006
||reform on share-split for a-share was implemented.
|october 11, 2006
||capital was injected into hainan petrochemical co., ltd. to increase its registered capital. upon the completion of the capital increase, sinopec corp. held 75% of the equity interests in hainan petrochemical co., ltd.
|december 31, 2006
||sinopec corp. acquired the oil production assets of shengli petroleum administration bureau from sinopec group.
|april 17, 2007
||sinopec corp. issued hk$11.7 billion convertible bonds overseas.
|december 31, 2007
||sinopec corp. acquired five refineries including zhanjiang dongxing from sinopec group.
|february 20, 2008
||on february 20, 2008, sinopec corp. issued rmb30 billion convertible bonds with warrants in prc market.
on march 4, 2008, bonds and warrants went public on shanghai stock exchange.