面对国际新形势和行业发展趋势，恒力集团继续向产业链上游迈进，启动了2000万吨／年炼化一体化项目和150万吨/年乙烯项目。2014年8月8日，国务院文件（国发28号）中明确提出支持恒力炼化一体化项目的建设。陈建华总裁“亲自抓 带头干 重细节 抓落实”，明确目标，齐心协力，扎实推进项目建设，全力打造全球绿色安全、生态环保的示范型炼化一体化工厂。
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.