Russia's SANORS pursues major petchem project

12 November 2013 16:23  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's petrochemical company SANORS said on Tuesday it has shortlisted the Linde Group and Technip in connection with a project to build a new major petrochemical complex.

SANORS said in a statement it will review proposals from the Linde Group and Technip by 31 January 2014 in order to sign licence agreements to build the new complex.

The new facility would have the capacity to produce 1.2m tonnes/year of ethylene, 600,000 tonnes/year of propylene, 300,000 tonnes/year of benzene, 150,000 tonnes/year of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), 140,000 tonnes/year of toluene, and 120,000 tonnes/year of butadiene, the statement said.

SANORS, based in the Samara region, Central Russia, refrained from disclosing cost estimates and the timeframe of the project.


By: Sergei Blagov
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