Stavrolen resumes production of PP after unscheduled outage

Source: ICIS News


MOSCOW (MRC)--Stavrolen, Russia’s major polyolefins producer, has resumed its polypropylene (PP) production after an unscheduled shutdown, according to sources.

The company was forced to shut its PP production on 1 March due to technical issues, but sources said the plant had resumed output of PP by 11 March.

Stavrolen’s, a subsidiary of Lukoil, has an annual capacity of PP and HDPE production is 120,000 and 300,000 tonnes, respectively.

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