Russia's SANORS starts operation of new TAME facility

23 October 2012 16:04  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--SANORS has started operation of a new facility to produce tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME), the Russia-based group of companies said on Thursday.

The facility has a capacity to produce 300,000 tonnes/year of TAME, the company added.

The project, located in Novokuibyshevsk, Samara region, central Russia, cost roubles (Rb) 725m (€18m) to build.

SANORS also plans to build a major petrochemical complex in the Samara region in the future, SANORS president Igor Soglayev said without giving an exact timeframe. The complex would eventually produce up to 1m tonnes/year of polyolefins.

In August 2012, SANORS approved a project to build a facility to produce 70,000 tonnes/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) at an estimated cost OF Rb5bn.

(€1 = Rb40.62)

By: Sergei Blagov
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