Moscow, July 3 - Neftegaz.RU.
Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, one of Russia’s largest production complexes for oil refining and petrochemicals, has shut down its high density polyethylene (HDPE) production for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS
-MRC Price Report.
The plant’s clients said the maintenance began on 1 July and is scheduled to last for 1 month. Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat
’s low density polyethylene (LDPE) and HDPE production capacities are 45,000 and 120,000 tonnes/year, respectively.
Elsewhere, Angarsk Polymers Plant had shut its production for a monthly scheduled maintenance from 22 June.
The next series of scheduled shutdowns for Russian PE producers will begin in September. 3 will simultaneously shut down production for maintenance; Stavrolen, Kazanorgsintez and Tomskneftekhim.