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Ufaorgsintez shut PP and LDPE production

September 11/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Ufaorgsintez (UOS, a petrochemical asset of Bashneft), plans to begin shutting down its polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) polyethylene (LDPE) production capacities for maintenance from 12 September, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said UOS intends to completely shut its PP production for a scheduled turnaround, which will last until October 6, on 12 September. The plant"s first LDPE line (108 grade polyethylene - PE) will be taken off-stream for maintenance on 12 September, the outage  will be longer and will last until 11 October.

Ufaorgsintez"s overall LDPE and PP production capacities are 90,000 and 120,000 tonnes per year, respectively.

It is also worth noting that the plant"s second LDPE line (158 and 153 grade PE) was shut for a turnaround on 25 August. At the same time, the outage was originally planned until 17 September, but this week it became known that the turnaround was extended until 27 September.

As reported earlier, Kazanorgsintez will begin a gradual shutdown for maintenance at its LDPE production next week, the outage will also last until mid-October. The plant"s annual production capacity is 225,000 tonnes.

PJSC Ufaorgsintez produces phenol, acetone, synthetic ethylene-propylene rubber, high and low pressure polyethylene, polypropylene, more than 30 types of petrochemical products and over 25 consumer products.


mrcplast.com
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, LDPE, Bashneft, Kazanorgsintez, Ufaorgsyntez, Russia.
Category:General News
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