Russia’s Sibur-Neftekhim completes PVC turnaround, plans more

03 May 2010 10:21  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS news)--Russia’s Sibur-Neftekhim has completed regular maintenance works at its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) unit and indicated turnaround plans for caustic and glycols facilities.

Sibur-Neftekhim was planning to shut down caustic and chlorine units at its caprolactam plant later in May, and partially shut down glycols facilities at its ethylene oxide and glycol plant in late May/early June, it said.

The PVC turnaround at the company's caprolactam plant had begun on April 19, it said.

Based in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod region, central Russia, Sibur-Neftekhim includes the Kstovo Petrochemical Plant, and a caprolactam, ethylene oxide and glycol plant in Dzerzhinsk. It is controlled by the country's major petrochemical holding Sibur.

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By: Sergei Blagov
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