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Gazprom neftekhim Salavat restarted HDPE production after turnaround

September 23/2021

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Gazprom neftekhim Salavat (GNS, Salavat, Bashkortostan) resumed its polyethylene (PE) production after the scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.

According to the company's customers, GNS resumed the production of HDPE after the long scheduled maintenance works from 19 September. The scheduled shutdown started on 20 June and was initially planned to last for one month. The plant's HDPE capacity is 120,000 tonnes/year.

At the same time, 45,000/tonnes per year production of low density polyethylene (LDPE) has not yet been resumed  yet.

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat's total HDPE production reached 5,100 tonnes in July, compared to 9,600 tonnes in June. Thus, the Salavat plant's overall production of this PE grade totalled 63,600 tonnes in January-July 2021, down by 13% 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:Anna Larionova
Tags:PE, LLDPE, LDPE, HDPE, ethylene, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat.
Category:General News
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