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New equipment will be installed at the production of Nizhnekamskneftekhim

July 19/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- New equipment will be installed at the production of Nizhnekamskneftekhim, said the company.

New equipment - containers for storing finished products - will be installed at the production of metoxpolyethylene glycols (MPEG). The production of MPEG at the OiG plant of PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim" began in 2019. The products have found wide application in pharmacology, paint and varnish and metalworking industries, where MPEG is used as a binder.

Shop №6711 of the oligomers and glycols plant is involved in the technological process of MPEG production. Finished products are stored in the adjacent workshop No. 6712. For this purpose, five vertical tanks are installed here. In connection with the expansion of the brand assortment of produced MPEGs, a decision was made to increase the number of storage tanks up to eight.

Currently, work is underway to install new equipment. The MPEG storage site will be equipped with a pumping unit for circulation and pumping of the product to the loading and unloading rack. The installation of a new product storage point, as well as commissioning operations, is scheduled to be completed by the end of August.

The largest petrochemical holdings in Russia - SIBUR and TAIF - in April announced plans to combine their assets. Within the framework of the merger, a company will be created on the basis of SIBUR Holding, in which the current shareholders of TAIF PSC will receive a 15% stake in exchange for the transfer of a controlling stake in a group consisting of petrochemical and energy enterprises. The remaining stake in TAIF can be subsequently purchased by the merged company. The merged company of SIBUR and TAIF will include the parent company of the Tatarstan group, as well as two of its chemical plants and an energy company, including NKH and KOS.

As per ICIS-MRC Price Report, Some market participants said demand and supply of Nizhnekamskneftekhim's material were generally balanced. There was no sharp surge in demand this month, despite a major price reduction. Prices of Nizhnekamskneftekhim's GPPS were in the range of roubles (Rb) 152,000-163,000/tonne, whereas HIPS prices were at Rb156,000-167,000/tonne CPT Moscow, including VAT. A major trader offered GPPS for sale at Rb155,000/tonne CPT Moscow, including VAT.

PJSC "Nizhnekamskneftekhim" is one of the largest petrochemical companies in Eastern Europe, occupies a leading position among domestic producers of synthetic rubbers, plastics and ethylene. Part of the TAIF Group of Companies. The company was founded in 1967, the main production facilities are located in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan. The nomenclature of manufactured products includes more than 120 items. The products of the joint-stock company are exported to 50 countries in Europe, America and Southeast Asia. The share of exports in the total volume of production is about 50%.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:petroleum products, crude oil, PS, PE, neftegaz, petrochemistry, Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Russia.
Category:General News
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