09 September 2010 15:07 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS)--Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNKh) is due to shut down its ethylene (C2) unit for 20 days of regular maintenance on 20 September, a source from the Russian petrochemical producer said on Thursday.
NKNKh exports more than half of its total output. The company previously announced plans to produce 600,000 tonnes of ethylene in 2010, up from 560,000 tonnes in 2009.
NKNKh expects its PP production to reach 200,000 tonnes this year, while its high density PE (HDPE) output is due to be about 100,000 tonnes.
The company is based in Tatarstan, central Russia.
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|