|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.