16 June 2010 09:56 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS news)--Russian butadiene and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) producer Tobolsk-Neftekhim shut its production units on 14 June following electricity supply interruptions caused by a storm, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.
The company had fully resumed production by 16 June, it said.
Based in Tyumen region, Western Siberia, Tobolsk-Neftekhim is controlled by Russia's major petrochemical holding, Sibur.
Tobolsk-Neftekhim currently produces about 200,000 tonnes/year of butadiene, or roughly a half of Russia's annual output, and some 70,000 tonnes/year of MTBE.
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