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Tomskneftekhim resumes PE and PP production

September 25/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Tomskneftekhim (subsidiary of SIBUR Holding) had resumed its low density polyethylene (LDPE) and polypropylene (PP) production after a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said the Tomsk producer had resumed  PP and polyethylene (PE) by Thursday, after the completion of the scheduled maintenance works. At the same time, LDPE production capacities have not yet reached 100% utilisation. The scheduled outage started on 2 September.

It should also be noted that shutdowns for maintenance at the other Russian LDPE and PP production capacities are still ongoing. Last week, Ufaorgsintez and Kazanorgsintez completely shut their LDPE production capacities for scheduled turnarounds.

The Ufa producer intends to resume operations at some of its LDPE production capacities by the beginning of next week, and a full resumption of production is planned only on 10 October. The plant"s annual production capacity is 90,000 tonnes. Ufaorgsintez also took off-stream its PP production on 12 September, the outage will also last until 10 October.

The Kazan producer also intends to carry out maintenance works at its LDPE production capacities in two phases, and a full resumption of production after the turnaround is scheduled for 9 October. The plant"s annual production capacity is 225,000 tonnes.

LLC "Tomskneftekhim" was opened after the transformation of TNHK in 2003. It is a subsidiary of PJSC SIBUR-Holding, which is one of the backbone enterprises of the Russian Federation. The size of Tomskneftekhim"s authorized capital was Rb6.5 billion in 2019, sales revenue - Rb13.2 billion, net profit - Rb1.9 billion.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PE, LDPE, Tomskneftekhim, Kazanorgsintez, Ufaorgsyntez, Russia.
Category:General News
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