In 2011, Tomskneftekhim produced 128.8 thousand tonnes of polypropylene,
while SPE Neftekhimiya, the joint venture between SIBUR and Gazprom neft,
produced 114.4 thousand tonnes. The combined capacity of the two facilities grew
in 2011 to 243.2 thousand tonnes, an increase of more than 11% from
Tobolsk-Polymer will be Europe"s largest complex for the production of
polypropylene, with a capacity of 500 thousand tonnes per year. Construction on
the site is expected to finish in the third quarter of 2012, with production due
to start in early 2013.