面對國際新形勢和行業發展趨勢，恒力集團繼續向產業鏈上游邁進，啟動了2000萬噸／年煉化一體化項目和150萬噸/年乙烯項目。2014年8月8日，國務院文件（國發28號）中明確提出支持恒力煉化一體化項目的建設。陳建華總裁“親自抓 帶頭干 重細節 抓落實”，明確目標，齊心協力，扎實推進項目建設，全力打造全球綠色安全、生態環保的示范型煉化一體化工廠。
Under the guidance of Hengli’s era view of “Do as the Time”, Hengli Group firmly implements the development strategy of enterprises transformation&upgrade and “the whole industrial chain”. In 2010, Hengli enters the petrochemical industry, and invests in the construction of Hengli Petrochmical (Dalian Changxing Island) Industrial Park.
Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian Changxing Island) Industrial Park refreshes many records among the same industry in the world, and was awarded the first national green factory. The annual production of PTA reaches 6.6 million tons. It adopts the international advanced technology from Invista of USA which has the features of “large investment scale, strong production capacity, high level of technology, and low energy consumption”.
Facing the new international situation and the development trend of the industry, Hengli Group adheres to stride towards the upstream of the industry chain, and has launched the 20 million tons/year refining-chemical integration project, as well as the 1.5 million tons/year ethylene project. On August 8, 2014, the state council (guofa  No.28) document explicitly stated that it supports Hengli refining-chemical integration project. President Chen Jianhua attends work personally, takes the lead, focuses on details, and grasps the implementation to ensure solid progress in project construction, trying to create the world’s safest, the most environmentally friendly, and ecological refining and chemical integration demonstration park.