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Gazprom neftekhim Salavat shut PE production

July 22/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Gazprom neftekhim Salavat (Salavat, Bashkortostan) shut down its polyethylene (PE) production for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant"s customers said Gazprom neftekhim Salavat took off-stream it low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) production capacities for a scheduled maintenance on 20 July. The outage will be quite long and will last for 30 days. The plants" production capacities are 45,000 and 120,000 tonnes per year, respectively.

According to MRC"s ScanPlast report, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat"s total HDPE production reached 11,400 tonnes in May, compared to 10,200 tonnes in April. Thus, the Salavat plant"s overall production of this PE grade totalled 48,900 tonnes in January-May 2021, down by 8% year on year.

OAO "Gazprom neftekhim Salavat" (formerly OAO "Salavatnefteorgsintez") is one of the leading petrochemical companies in Russia, carrying out a full cycle of processing hydrocarbon material. The list of products manufactured by the plant includes more than 140 items, including 76 grades of the main products: gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, fuel oil, toluene, solvent, liquefied gases, benzene, styrene, ethylbenzene, butyl alcohols, phthalic anhydride and plasticizers, polyethylene, polystyrenes, silica gels and zeolite catalysts, corrosion inhibitors, elemental sulfur, ammonia and urea, glycols and amines, a wide range of household products made of plastics, surfactants and much more.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, LDPE, HDPE, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, Russia.
Category:General News
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