MOSCOW (MRC)--Gazprom neftekhim Salavat (Salavat, Bashkortostan) will shut down its polyethylene (PE) production for a scheduled turnaround, according to ICIS-MRC Price report.
The plant’s customers said Gazprom neftekhim Salavat shut down its low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) production capacities for scheduled maintenance on 20 July. The outage is expected to last 30 days. The plant’s production capacities are 45,000 and 120,000 tonnes/year, respectively.
According to MRC’s ScanPlast report, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat’s total HDPE production reached 11,400 tonnes in May, compared to 10,200 tonnes in April. The Salavat plant's overall production of this PE grade totalled 48,900 tonnes in January-May 2021, down by 8% year on year.
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