Russia’s Ufaorgsintez to shut LDPE line for turnaround on 17 September

Author: Margaret Volkova


MOSCOW (MRC)--Ufaorgsintez plans to shut down its second low density polyethylene (LDPE) line for maintenance on 17 September, according to the ICIS-MRC Price report.

The plant’s customers said the turnaround is expected to last for one week.

Ufaorgsintez’s total LDPE production capacity is 90,000 tonnes/year. It is a petrochemical asset of Bashneft, which is part of Rosneft.

The facility produces phenol, acetone, synthetic ethylene-propylene rubber, high and low density polyethylene, polypropylene, over 30 types of petrochemical products and more than 25 items of consumer products.

MRC, a partner of ICIS, produces polymers news and pricing reports from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.