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Stavrolen shut PE and PP production

September 09/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Stavrolen, Russia"s major polyolefins producer, has shut down its high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) production capacities for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Stavrolen took off-stream its HDPE and PP production capacities for a long scheduled maintenance on 6 September. The outage will last until 15 October.

It is also worth noting that Kazanorgsintez intends to start a gradual shutdown for a turnaround, which will last until 20 October, at its HDPE production from 14 September. The plant"s overall annual capacity is 540,000 tonnes.

As reported earlier, Tomskneftekhim took off-stream its polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) production capacities for a two-week maintenance on 5 September.

Stavrolen"s (part of Lukoil) annual capacity of PP and HDPE production is 120,000 and 300,000 tonnes, respectively. The plant"s output of propylene polymers and HDPE exceeded 99,500 tonnes and 33,800 tonnes, respectively, in the first four months of 2019.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, LDPE, HDPE, Tomskneftekhim, Kazanorgsintez, Stavrolen, Russia.
Category:General News
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