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Uzbek company Uz-core GAZ Chemical will shut production of polyethylene for maintenance works

October 11/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- The joint venture Uz-Kor Gas Chemical, established by the National Holding Company Uzbekneftegaz and the investment consortium of Korean companies - Kogaz, Lotte Group and STX Energy, plans to take off-stream its production of polymers for a turnaround in October, according to ICIS-MRC Price Report with reference to the plant"s customers.

According to the company"s customers, Uz-Cor Gas Chemical intends to shut the production of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) for scheduled maintenances on 14 October. The shutdown will last approximately 10 lays until 24 October. At the same time, initially the shutdown was not planned and was caused by technical problems.

As MRC reported earlier, Uz-Kor Gas Chemical was founded on the basis of Ustyurt Gas Chemical Comples (Surgil deposit). The total cost of the project is over USD4 billion. The complex provides processing of 4.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas and includes HDPE and PP production facilities with the annual capacity of 386,000 and 80,000 tonnes, respectively.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PP, PE, ethylene, propylene, Uz-Kor Gas Chemical.
Category:General News
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