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Petrochemicals in Russia/CIS            JSC Sibur Holding

LG International in Russian ethylene, refining jv

LG expects Tatarstan oil/petchem project financing by year-end

2004/9 LG clinches $3bn Russian deal

東洋エンジなど ロシアでPC等プラント受注

Nizhnekamskneftekhim to produce 1-mil mt/yr polyethylene by 2008

  CSJC Nizhnekamsk Refinery selects Spherizone technology for a new 200 KT per year PP plant in Russia

Mitsui to build petchem plants for Russia's Nizhnekamskneftekhim

Ukraine's Naftogaz plans to buy 47.93% stake in petchem JV Lukor

Ethylene cracker for Irkutsk

Russia's Lukoil resumes construction of 80kt PP plant

Stavrolen's new Unipol PP plant

Kazakhstan to sign petrochemical complex deal

  Foster Wheeler Awarded Detailed Feasibility Contract In The Republic Of Kazakhstan

  Basell signs MoU with KazMunayGaz and SAT for petrochemical complex in Kazakhstan

  Basell to Enter Kazakhstan Petchem JV Soon

Kazakhstan, Chevron to agree on Tengiz gas price for petchem unit

Lukoil, Germany's Uhde agree to build PVC plant in Ukraine

Ukraine's major petchem firm starts building new PVC plant

Foster Wheeler Awarded Front-End Design for New Complex of Refining and Petrochemical Plants in Tatarstan

Russia's Rosneft mulls petchem complex at Komsomolsk refinery

Gazprombank planning to sell its stake in petrochemicals business Sibur

Topsoe selected for JSC Shchekinoazot's methanol project in Russia

Russian Nikochem to decide on $3 billion petchem unit by year-end

IPIC of Abu Dhabi signs a MoU with KazMunayGas for a petchem complex in Western Kazakhstan     Kazakhstan

INEOS Technologies signs further agreement with Sibur LLC

  SIBURs Tobolsk 500kt Polypropylene Plant Enters Construction Phase

TEC、ロシア向けエチルベンゼン生産設備を受注

UC RUSAL buys 25 pct of Russian miner Norilsk

UC RUSAL 経営危機

Reliance Industries and SIBUR in a Joint Venture for Butyl Rubber Production in India

Uralkali - Belaruskali

ロシア肥料メーカー、価格支配へ統合


   

2004/11/18 Platts

Petrochemicals in Russia/CIS

http://www.platts.com/Petrochemicals/Resources/Presentations/russia.ppt

 

 


日本経済新聞 2004/12/28              発表

化学プラント ロシアで200億円受注 東洋エンジなど高機能樹脂生産

 東洋エンジニアリング、出光興産、旭化成ケミカルズはロシア化学大手の
カザンオルグシンテツKazanorgsintez、カザン市)から、高機能樹脂のポリカーボネート生産設備など化学プラントを受注した。

 モスクワ南東にあり、化学工場が集積しているタタルスタン共和国のカザン市に、既存の工場インフラを活用して最新設備を建設する。ビスフェノールAを年7万トン、ポリカーボネートを同6万5千トン生産する。
 
ビスフェノールAは出光興産、ポリカーボネートは旭化成ケミカルズが開発した生産技術を活用する。三井物産が全体を調整した。

旭化成、ポリカーボネート技術をタタルスタンのKOS社にライセンス


2004/12/28 東洋エンジニアリング

ロシア初のビスフェノールA・ポリカーボネート設備を受注
http://www.toyo-eng.co.jp/jp/news/16/20041228.html

<受注概要>

■客先   カザンオルグシンテツ社(Kazanorgsintez;本社:カザン市)
(同国最大のポリエチレン製造会社でありボルガ河流域に位置する)
■建設地   ロシア連邦タタールスタン共和国カザン市
(モスクワ市の東方約1,000キロメートル)
■対象設備   年産70,000トン・ビスフェノールA(BPA)製造設備 及び
年産65,000トン・ポリカーボネート(PC)製造設備
■役務範囲   詳細設計、機器調達
■ライセンス   BPAは出光興産(株)、PCは旭化成ケミカルズ(株)
■プラント完成予定   2007年

Platts 2004/8/23

Nizhnekamskneftekhim to produce 1-mil mt/yr polyethylene by 2008

Russia's
Nizhnekamskneftekhim and Kazanorgsintez are to raise polyethylene output in the republic of Tatarstan to 1-mil mt/yr by 2008, according to a government statement.


November 4, 2004 Financial Times Information

Ethylene cracker for Irkutsk.

Sayankhimplast, the leading PVC producer in Russia, is to build a gas-based ethylene cracker. The plant at Sayansk will initially process more than 500 M cu m/y of gas. Sayankhimplast currently sources its ethylene from Angarsk Petrochemical, which is controlled by Yukos.

The Russian PE producer Kazanorgsintez is to receive a 10-year loan of $1.5 bn to modernise its facilities in Kazan, Tatarstan. LDPE capacity will be raised from 180,000 tonnes/y to 450,000 tonnes/y and ethylene production will be raised from 420,000 tonnes/y to 600,000 tonnes/y. The projects are scheduled for completion in 2006.

Novatek, Russia, is seeking a loan of EUR 1 bn to finance a planned petrochemical complex. It hopes to secure the loan with 1.6 M tonnes/y of gas condensate exports.


Platts 2005/1/20

Russia's Lukoil resumes construction of 80kt PP plant

Lukoil-Neftekhim, the petrochemical subsidiary of Russia's oil major Lukoil, has resumed the construction of an 80,000 mt/yr polypropylene facility in southern Russia, Lukoil said in a statement Thursday.

 


August 5, 2005 British Plastics & Rubber

Stavrolen opts for Unipol

Dow's Unipol technology will be used in a new polypropylene plant to be built at Budennovsk in Russia by
Stavrolen. Construction of the 120,000 tonnes plant is scheduled for completion in 2006. It will produce impact-resistant and low-temperature polypropylene, as well as grades for use in medicine and agriculture. The polypropylene produced will be supplied to Russian producers of fibres, threads, tubes and other consumer goods.
Unipol is currently in use on more than 35 production lines worldwide, accounting for more than 6 million tonnes of polypropylene.


Platts 2005/11/23

Kazakhstan to sign petrochemical complex deal by Dec 15

The Kazakhstan's government plans to sign the first agreement with foreign companies to build petrochemical complexes by Dec 15 as the country aims at becoming a serious player on the world market, Kazakhstan's prime minister Danial Akhmetov said Wednesday, as reported by national Kazinform news agency.

Kazakhstan has set up several working groups, in particular with Lukoil, which is to build a gas chemical complex near the Khvalynskoye field in the Caspian Sea, Akhmetov said. The project envisages processing of over 14-bil cu m/yr of gas at the field.
Akhmetov also mentioned
LG and Shell, among other companies, negotiating the issue with the government.


Foster Wheeler 2005/12/15

Foster Wheeler Awarded Detailed Feasibility Contract In The Republic Of Kazakhstan
http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=FWLT&script=417&layout=-6&item_id=796203

Foster Wheeler Ltd.announced today that its Italian subsidiary Foster Wheeler Italiana S.p.A. has been awarded a contract by KazMunaiGas Exploration and Production (KMG EP) for a detailed feasibility study for a new petrochemical complex and related facilities to be built in several locations in Western Kazakhstan. KMG EP is the state-owned oil and gas company of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The terms of the award of the study, which will be included in Foster Wheeler's fourth-quarter 2005 bookings, were not disclosed.

The proposed facilities, for which the expected final total investment cost is in excess of $4 billion, would be built in two phases. Phase 1 would include a gas separation unit to be built near the town of Kulsary to treat dry gas from the
Tenghiz field and separate ethane and propane, and a petrochemical complex to be built near the city of Atyrau to process the ethane and propane and produce polyethylene and polypropylene. Phase 2 would include an additional gas separation unit to be built in Karabatan to treat dry gas from the Kashagan field and expansion of the Atyrau petrochemical complex. The final capacity of the Atyrau complex would be up to 1,500,000 tons per year of polyethylene and up to 450,000 tons per year of polypropylene.

 


2006/3/31 Basell            Basell to Enter Kazakhstan Petchem JV Soon

Basell signs MoU with KazMunayGaz and SAT for petrochemical complex in Kazakhstan

Basell signs memorandum of understanding with KazMunayGaz and SAT for first integrated worldscale petrochemical complex in Western Kazakhstan


The project is expected to include
an ethane extraction unit in Kulsary and an integrated petrochemical complex in Atyrau. The planned petrochemical complex includes a worldscale ethane cracker and polyethylene facilities, as well as a propane dehydrogenation unit and polypropylene facility. Start up is planned for 2010.


KazMunayGas (KMG) was founded in 2002 as a result of the merger of CJSC National Oil Company Kazakhoil and NC Oil and Gas Transportation. This state owned company was created with the goal of developing Kazakhstans oil and gas resources. KMG EP is the operating subsidiary responsible for exploration and distribution of oil and gas. KMG is also a shareholder in TengizChevrOil (TCO) and Agip KCO.

SAT is a privately owned, diversified conglomerate with industrial, commercial and service activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Platts 2007/9/25

Kazakhstan, Chevron to agree on Tengiz gas price for petchem unit

KazMunaiGaz expects within a month to agree with TengizChevroil--the Chevron-led consortium developing the giant Tengiz field in western Kazakhstan--on the price of gas deliveries to a new planned petrochemical complex, a source close to the project told Platts Tuesday.


KazMunaiGaz together with private Kazakhstan's company SAT, which is operator of the petrochemical project, plans to build the facility with throughput ethylene capacity of 1.2 million mt/year.

The unit is to produce
800,000 mt/year of polyethylene, and 400,000 mt/year of polypropylene.



Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries, a 50:50 joint venture between KazMunaiGaz and SAT, operating the petrochemical project, is currently negotiating with major foreign companies over their possible participation in the project, the source said.


Chevron

  • Chevron is Kazakhstan's largest private oil producer, with a 50 percent interest in Tengizchevroil (TCO) and a 20 percent stake in the Karachaganak Field.
  • Tengizchevroil is owned 45 percent by Chevron, 25 percent by Kazakhstan state company Kazakh Oil, 25 percent by Mobil and 5 percent by LUKarco.

    LukArco was formed by Arco and Lukoil in February 1997 to facilitate joint oil and gas investment in Russia and other countries

  • The company is a partner in TCO's Tengiz Field, the world's deepest operating super-giant oil field, with the top of the reservoir at about 12,000 feet deep (3,657 m).
  • In December 2006, the Tengiz Field produced its billionth barrel of oil.
  • Chevron is the largest private shareholder in the 935-mile (1,505 km) Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC).
  • Tengiz Field 油田からAtyrau を経由してカスピ海の北側を通り、ロシアの黒海東岸のターミナル Novorossiysk までのパイプライン

  • Through the Egilik program, Chevron has provided more than $59 million in support for community health, education and social infrastructure programs within the Atyrau Oblast since 1999.
  • From 1993 through 1997, the company sponsored the $50 million Atyrau Bonus Plan. This program, organized by TCO, supported a range of social infrastructure projects for the well-being of the Atyrau community.
  • Chevron also sponsors small-business, education, environmental, health care and cultural programs.
  • Chevron- and Texaco-branded lubricants are marketed throughout Kazakhstan.
  • In April 2003, Chevron opened a $20-million polyethylene pipe plant in Atyrau, the first such facility in Kazakhstan.
  • In 1993, Chevron became the first major Western oil company to operate in Kazakhstan.

  • Platts 2006/6/15

    Lukoil, Germany's Uhde agree to build PVC plant in Ukraine

    Russia's Lukoil-Neftekhim and German engineering company Uhde agreed to go ahead with construction of a new suspension PVC production facility at
    Ukraine's largest petrochemical company KarpatNaftoKhim. The agreement was reached at a recent meeting of Lukoil-Neftekhim CEO Aleksey Smirnov and Klaus Schneiders, chairman of Uhde's executive board, KarpatNaftoKhim's press service said Thursday.
    The two companies are now expected within weeks to sign the contract to build the
    300,000 mt/year PVC facility in Kalush, the company said.

    KarpatNaftoKhim, which is capable of producing about
    370,000 mt of VCM annually, only produced 10,000 mt of VCM in May due to weak demand. The company plans to boost VCM production to 15,000 mt in June, according to the company.

    KarpatNaftoKhim, which is a part of Lukoil-Neftekhim Group, operates all production assets of the Kalush-based joint-venture Lukor, the country's major producer of petrochemical products. Lukoil Chemical BV, a subsidiary of Russian oil major Lukoil, owns 76% stake in KarpatNaftoKhim, while the remaining 24% is owned by Lukor. Lukor itself is 52% owned by Lukoil and 48% owned by the Ukrainian government, via Oriana, a state petrochemical firm.


    Platts 2008/3/7

    Ukraine's major petchem firm starts building new PVC plant

    Ukraine's biggest petrochemical company, KarpatNaftoKhim, started construction of a new polyvinyl-chloride (PVC) production facility in Kalush, the company's press service said Friday.

    The new 300,000 metric tons/year PVC facility, worth about $210 million, would be the first in Ukraine and the most advanced such facility in Eastern Europe, the company said.


    KarpatNaftoKhim is the only producer of VCM in Ukraine, but also the country's major producer of polyethylene, ethylene, propylene, caustic soda and other petrochemical products. The company is capable of producing about 370,000 mt of VCM/year.

    This investment follows the decision of Borsodchem, Eastern Europe's largest PVC maker, to stop buying vinyl chloride from Lukor, LUKoil's Ukrainian venture.

    Hungary's BorsodChem will start test production at its new vinyl chloride monomer plant at Kazincbarcika, north-east Hungary, on Jan 3, CEO Laszlo Kovacs told Platts in a telephone interview Wednesday. The tests at the plant, which will boost VCM capacity from 180,000 mt/yr to 250,000-260,000 mt/yr, are scheduled to be completed by the end of February.

    Luxembourg's Kikkolux has signed an option agreement on July 6,2006 to acquire up to a 47.99% stake in Hungarian chemicals producer BorsodChem, Kikkolux said in a statement on Monday. This would represent a 52.05% voting stake in the company.
    Kikkolux said it was controlled by the Permira investment group.

    BorsodChem is a leading European integrated producer of isocyanate-based specialty chemicals and PVC. Isocyanates are the key building block for PU foams which are used in applications like furniture/bedding, construction, automotive or coatings & adhesives. BorsodChem is also a leading producer of PVC in the Central Eastern European region, with an estimated market share of 31%. BorsodChems core market is Europe and also sells its products in the Middle East, West and North Africa and Asia.

    Strong underlying market dynamics combined with BorsodChem
    s leading low cost production expertise provide the company with an opportunity to increase MDI/TDI capacity and to become Europes leading TDI and MDI producer. The company is planning to more than double the current capacity for MDI and almost treble the capacity for TDI. These new production plants will go on line in 2009 for TDI and 2011 for MDI. The company also will expand into additional specialty MDI variants and polyurethane systems and solutions.

    In December 2006,
    funds advised by Permira and Vienna Capital Partners acquired 89% of the BorsodChem share capital. Upon redemption of approx. 3m employee shares which is expected for February 2007, the company is expected to be taken fully private through a squeeze-out. The transaction value amounts to Euro1,630m.


    Lukoil-Neftekhim unites the Russian enterprises Stavrolen Ltd. (Budenovsk, Stavropol region), Saratovorgsintez (Saratov), Ukraine's CJSC LUKOR and Karpatnaftokhim Ltd. (both based in Kalush), as well as marine terminal VARS Ltd. (Ventspils, Latvia).

    Karpatnaftokhim was founded in October 2004. It uses the main facilities of LUKOR Ltd. to produce vinyl chloride, hydrate of sodium and chloride, and also ethylene and propylene. The company currently has charter capital of 1.581 billion hryvni. LUKOR's share is 24%, while LUKOIL Chemical B.V. has 76%.

    Apr. 10, 2006 Uhde

    Uhde to supply electrolysis plant to LUKOIL Chemical Group in Ukraine

    The LUKOIL Chemical Group, part of the Russian mineral oil group LUKOIL, has commissioned Uhde GmbH to engineer and supply a new chlor-alkali electrolysis plant. The plant will be located at the site of a Ukrainian subsidiary in Kalush, some 500km south-west of Kiev. The plant, which will have a capacity of 177,000 tonnes per year of chlorine and 200,000 tonnes per year of caustic soda, is to come on-stream in mid 2008.

    LUKOIL Chemical Group is investing some Euro110 million in converting its diaphragm electrolysis plant to the latest generation of energy-saving Uhde membrane cells. Uhde's scope of services will include the basic and detail engineering, supply of equipment and supervision of the erection and commissioning work.

    "Uhde is one of the leading suppliers of membrane electrolysis plants for the chlor-alkali industry and has built plants of this kind with an overall production capacity of eight million tonnes of caustic soda per year worldwide," said Klaus Schneiders, Chairman of Uhde's Executive Board.

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    Dec. 19, 2006 Uhde

    Uhde wins follow-up contract from the LUKOIL Chemical Group for a PVC plant

    LUKOIL Chemical Group has awarded Uhde the follow-up contract for a new polyvinyl chloride plant in the Ukraine. The plant, which will have a capacity of 300,000 tonnes per year of suspension PVC (S-PVC), will be constructed by Karpatnaftochim, an Ukrainian subsidiary of LUKOIL, in Kalush, some 500 kilometres south-west of Kiev. In April 2006 Uhde was already awarded a contract by LUKOIL for an electrolysis plant at the same location.

    The LUKOIL Chemical Group, part of the Russian mineral oil group LUKOIL, is investing some US\$ 200 million to add PVC to its range of products. Uhdes scope of services will include the basic and detail engineering, supply of the equipment, supervision of construction and commissioning and training of customers personnel. The new plant is scheduled to go on stream in early 2009.

    The plant for the production of S-PVC will be based on the modern polymerisation process using the High-Performance Reactor of Vinnolit, Uhdes engineering partner and the leading PVC manufacturer in Germany. S-PVC has a wide range of applications - from the building to the medical sector.


    LUKOIL

    LUKOIL is one of the worlds leading vertically integrated oil & gas companies. Main activities of the Company are exploration and production of oil & gas, production of petroleum products and petrochemicals, and marketing of these outputs. Most of the Company's exploration and production activity is located in Russia, and its main resource base is in Western Siberia. LUKOIL owns modern refineries, gas processing and petrochemical plants located in Russia, Eastern Europe and near-abroad countries. Most of the Company's production is sold on the international market. LUKOIL petroleum products are sold in Russia, Eastern and Western Europe, near-abroad countries and the USA.

    LUKOIL is the second largest private oil Company worldwide by proven hydrocarbon reserves. The Company has around 1.3% of global oil reserves and 2.3% of global oil production. LUKOIL dominates the Russian energy sector, with almost 19% of total Russian oil production and 18% of total Russian oil refining.

    LUKOIL proven reserves at the beginning of 2007 were 15,927 mln barrels of crude oil and 26,597 bcf of natural gas, totaling 20,360 mln boe.

    LUKOIL owns significant oil refining capacity both in Russia and abroad. In Russia the company owns four large refineries at Perm, Volgograd, Ukhta and Nizhny Novgorod. Total capacity of LUKOIL facilities in Russia is 44.1 mln tons of oil per year. LUKOIL also has refineries in Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Romania, with total capacity of 14.0 mln tons per year. In 2006 LUKOIL refined 48.9 mln tons of oil at its own refineries, including 39.5 mln tons at its Russian refineries.

    Petrochemicals

    Since 1997 LUKOIL has been dynamicly developing its petrochemistry segment in order to increase the share of higher-value product and to lower its dependance on the global market volatile environment.

    LUKOIL's petrochemical business is the biggest in Russia and Eastern Europe. Company plants in Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria make pyrolysis products, organic synthesis products, fuel fractions and polymer materials. LUKOIL meets a major share of Russian domestic demand for various chemicals as well as exporting chemicals to more than 50 countries.

    LUKOIL has been steadily increasing production of chemicals with high value-added (polymers, monomers and organic synthesis products) over the last five years, in line with the Company's strategy for development of its petrochemical business. At the same time production of chemicals with low value-added (pyrolysis products and fuel fractions) has been reduced. Output of polymers, monomers, and organic synthesis products grew by 11% from 2002 to 2006, while output of pyrolysis products and fuel fractions declined by 11%.

    LUKOIL petrochemical plants produced 2.038 million tonnes of marketable chemicals in 2006, including 798,000 tonnes of polymers and monomers, 648,000 tonnes of organic synthesis products, and 584,000 tonnes of pyrolysis products and fuel fractions. Output included 447,300 tonnes of polyethylene (4.8% less than in 2005), 232,500 tonnes of propylene (2.7% less than in 2005) and 70,200 tonnes of polypropylene (3.3% more than in 2005). Overall reduction of petrochemical production volumes in 2006 was due to scheduled repair and upgrading work at the Company's petrochemical plants.

    Price environment on petrochemical markets was favourable in 2006. Polyethylene prices increased by 17% in Russia and by 22% in Europe, and sale prices for polypropylene in Russia and Europe rose by 16% and 13% respectively. The market price for benzene rose by 21% in Russia and 12% in Europe. Net profit in the petrochemical sector was $96 million.

    LUKOIL pursued its strategy for development of petrochemical business in 2006 with a number of measures for modernization of existing production and creation of new facilities. Capital expenditures in the petrochemical sector were $172 million.

    A key project for implementation in the next few years is construction of the Caspian Gas-chemical Complex, which will process natural gas and gas condensate, produced by LUKOIL in the Caspian region. The purpose of the project is to increase value-added by deeper processing of gas feedstock and to ensure efficient chemical processing of ethane, natural gas liquids and condensate. The Caspian Complex will refine natural gas and its components to produce basic organic synthesis products, polyethylene, polypropylene and other petrochemicals. Work on a feasibility study for the complex proceeded in 2006 and should be completed in the second quarter of 2007.

     

    Petrochemical Plants

    Saratovorgsintez: Saratov (Russia)
    Acrylonitrile and other organic synthesis products
    15,000 tonnes of sodium cyanide
    青酸ソーダper year. DuPont technology

    Stavrolen: Budennovsk (Stavropol Region, Russia)
    Polyethylene and other products
    polypropylene unit with 120,000 tonnes  dow technology

    Karpatneftekhim: Kalush (Ukraine)
    Polyethylene, vinyl chloride and other products

    LUKOIL Neftokhim Burgas: Burgas (Bulgaria)
    Polymers and organic synthesis products

    Karpatnaftokhim was founded in October 2004. It uses the main facilities of LUKOR Ltd. to produce vinyl chloride, hydrate of sodium and chloride, and also ethylene and propylene. The company currently has charter capital of 1.581 billion hryvni. LUKOR's share is 24%, while LUKOIL Chemical B.V. has 76%.

     

    In July 2004, the LUKOIL-Neftekhim Group (a holding company which runs the petrochemicals business of OAO LUKOIL) purchased 87.42% of OAO Stavropolpolymerproduct shares from Moskovski Promishlenno-Torgoviy Tsentr Integratsii i RazvitiyaState Unitary Enterprise.

    UNIPOL process technology for polypropylene, to be used in the project, was engineered by Dow Chemicals (USA). This method excludes any hazardous emissions and thus features better ecological safety compared with other methods. This technology will allow to produce impact-resistant and low-temperature polypropylene and also its various modifications used in medicine and agriculture. The polypropylene produced will be supplied to Russian chemical plants where fiber, thread, tubes and other consumer goods will be manufactured.  

    Startup of the line with an annual production capacity of 80 thousand tons is scheduled for 2006.


    Foster Wheeler 2006/9/19          PE  PP

    Foster Wheeler Awarded Front-End Design for New Complex of Refining and Petrochemical Plants in Tatarstan

    Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced today that its Paris-based subsidiary Foster Wheeler France S.A., part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) by
    CJSC Nizhnekamsk Refinery for a new Complex of refining and petrochemical plants to be constructed in Nizhnekamsk, in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation.


    The Complex consists of an oil refinery, aimed at processing seven million tons of crude oil per year, a deep conversion plant and a petrochemical plant. The oil processing part of the Complex includes aromatics units and deep conversion section with a fluidized catalytic cracker, a distillate hydrocracker, a delayed coker and a gasification plant. The petrochemical part of the Complex will include
    purified terephthalic acid, polyethylene terephthalate, linear alkylbenzene and polypropylene units, plus the associated power generation facilities. The expected total investment cost of the Complex will be in excess of three billion US dollars. The current plan of CJSC Nizhnekamsk Refinery is to complete the complex in three different phases between 2008 and 2010.


    Platts 2006/10/12

    Russia's Rosneft mulls petchem complex at Komsomolsk refinery

    Russia's state-run Rosneft is considering building a petrochemical complex at the Komsomolsk refinery in Far East Russia, to process around 1-million mt of naphtha, Valery Yezhov, the refinery's general director said Thursday.

    "We are looking into a possibility to produce some 500,000mt of ethylene and over 200,000mt of propylene to process our naphtha rather than export it," Yezhov said.

    http://www.rosneft.com/english/about_rosneft/

    Rosneft is a vertically-integrated Russian oil and gas company with upstream and downstream operations in each of Russia's oil-producing regions. Headquartered in Moscow, compared to public companies it is the world's second largest company in terms of proved SPE oil reserves and Russia's second-largest hydrocarbon producer.
    Rosneft operates ten oil and gas producing enterprises across Russia and is involved in over ten world-class exploration projects. In addition to its strong upstream operations, the Company also owns two refineries, which have a combined capacity of 10 million tons per year, as well as four main oil export terminals and a nationwide network of over 600 service stations.

     


    2007/7/2 Topsoe

    Topsoe selected for JSC Shchekinoazot
      New 450,000 MTPY methanol plant project in Russia

    Tops
    øe has recently concluded a contract with JSC Shchekinoazot, Russia for the supply of its methanol technology for a new 450,000 MTPY methanol plant to be located at JSC Shchekinoazot existing site in Shchekino, Tula.


    The new methanol plant is scheduled for start-up by the end of 2009. After the start-up of the new methanol plant the annual production of methanol at JSC Shchekinoazot site will
    reach 600,000 MTPY. (?)

    Topsoe specialises in the production of heterogeneous catalysts 不均一触媒 and the design of process plants based on catalytic processes. Focus areas include the fertiliser industry, the chemical and petrochemical industries, and the energy sector (refineries and power plants).

    We are at present 1600 employees worldwide including subsidiaries, branch offices, and representative offices. The headquarters are located in Lyngby, a northern suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark. Manufacture of catalysts and certain specialised equipment is carried out in Frederikssund, Denmark and in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.


    United Chemical Company Shchekinoazot is a company which represents interests of large Russian chemical companies that specialize in manufacture of industrial chemicals, engineering plastics, synthetic fibers, cord fabrics, special and consumer commodities. They are JSC Shchkinoazot, JSC Shchekino Khimvolokno, Efremov Chemical Plant.

    JSC Shchekinoazot

    Products: methanol, caprolactam, hexamine, ammonium sulphate, neutral cake soda, alkaline adipate plastificator, ion-exchange membranes, consumer goods (household chemicals)

    Foundation date: year of 1955

    Production capacity: Methanol - 365 thousand tons per year
      Caprolactam - 50 thousand tons per year
      Ammonium sulfate- 160 thousand tons per year
      Hexamine - 15 thousand tons per year

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    Efremov chemical palnt (affiliated branch of JSC Shchekinoazot)

    Products: sulphuric acid, oleum
    Production capacity: 500 thousand tons per year

    At present moment the plant is in the process of modernization. Also we are searching for new products that will increase the level of sulphuric acid technological processing.

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    JSC Shchekino Khimvolokno

    Foundation date: year of 1970

    Production capacity: Polyamide 6 - 17,8 thousand tons per year
      engineering plastics - 3 thousand tons per year
      Textile yarns  - 4,1 thousand tons per year
      Technical yarns - 22,65 thousand tons per year
      Cord fabric - 19,2 thousand tons per year

    JSC Shchekino Khimvolokno and JSC Shchekinoazot are in the close technological connection (caprolactam is the prime raw material for production of polyamide 6) and have neighbouring production grounds.

    The Company has the certificate of the international quality management system ISO 9001:2000


    2007/8/21 Platts

    Russian Nikochem to decide on $3 billion petchem unit by year-end

    Russian caustic soda and polyvinylchloride producer, Nikochem, is considering building a $3 billion petrochemical complex in the Volgograd region of central Russia, the company's general director Eldor Azizov said Tuesday.

    The company expects to start construction of the complex which will produce
    500,000 mt/year of polyvinylchloride, 450,000 mt/year of polyethylene and 400,000 mt/year of polypropylene by the end of 2008, he said.


    Nikochem is also negotiating with US Dow Chemical and Lukoil's petrochemical arm Lukoil-Neftekhim their possible participation in the project, Azizov said, adding that the outcome of the talks would be clear only after all the project's details were finalized.


    2008/4/24 Reuters

    UC RUSAL buys 25 pct of Russian miner Norilsk

    United Company RUSAL completed the purchase of a one-quarter stake in
    Norilsk Nickel on Thursday, paving the way for the creation of a Russian mining giant headed by the country's richest man, Oleg Deripaska.


    UC RUSAL and Prokhorov's investment vehicle, Onexim Group, issued a joint statement saying
    Onexim would receive an unspecified cash amount plus a 14 percent stake in UC RUSAL in exchange for its stake in Norilsk.

    The deal gives UC RUSAL and its majority owner Deripaska control of
    a 25 percent-plus-one-share stake in Norilsk -- enough to block any major board decisions.


    Dec 21, 2010 .bloomberg.

    Uralkali Agrees on $7.8 Billion Takeover of Silvinit

    OAO Uralkali agreed to acquire domestic rival OAO Silvinit for cash and shares to form the worlds largest maker of the crop nutrient after Canadas Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.

    Uralkali will purchase
    20 percent of Silvinit from Otkritie Financial Corp. for $1.4 billion, or $894.50 a share, the Berezniki-based company said today in a statement. It will buy the rest for new shares worth $6.4 billion as of Dec. 13.

    The takeover is the third-largest announced this year in basic materials after
    Newcrest Mining Ltd.s purchase of Lihir Gold Ltd. and Vedanta Resources Plcs proposed Cairn India Ltd. acquisition, Bloomberg data show. The combined entity would be worth $23.9 billion, based on Dec. 17 prices, said Uralkali, which expects to complete the deal in early May 2011.

    Potash producers are consolidating as an increase in grain prices, driven up this year by drought in Russia, flooding in Canada and parched fields in Kazakhstan and Europe, boosts fertilizer purchases by farmers.
    Uralkali and Silvinit combined would account for 17 percent of global potash output, creating the second-largest producer after Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., according to U.K.-based industry consultant Fertecon Ltd.

    The acquisition is
    attractivefor Uralkali minority stockholders, Anna Kupriyanova, a Moscow-based analyst at UralSib Capital, wrote today in a note. For Silvinit, it translates into a share price below the current market -- a negative for Silvinit minorities,she said.

    Kerimov Control

    Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov and his partners took controlling stakes in Uralkali and Silvinit between June and August with a view to a merger. Solikamsk-based Silvinit, whose production exceeds that of Uralkali, was valued at 246 billion rubles on Dec. 17, compared with Uralkalis 457 billion rubles.

    A merger will have a
    positive effecton the market, Potash Corp. Chief Executive Officer Bill Doyle told analysts on Dec. 15. Potash Corp., based in Saskatoon, Canada, last month fought off BHP Billitons $40 billion takeover proposal.

    The eight-largest potash miners, whose market control already exceeds that of oil cartel OPEC, have sought to tighten their grip on prices of potash, a form of potassium used to boost crop yields. Uralkali exports through Belarusian Potash Co., which controls about 30 percent of global trade.

    Silvinit has traded through International Potash Co. and is discussing a
    transition periodbefore switching, Silvinit CEO Vladislav Baumgertner said on the conference call.

    Double Output

    Uralkali and Silvinit both mine fields at the
    Vernekamskoye deposit in Perm, near the Ural mountains, which has the worlds second-largest reserves, according to Uralkalis website. Both companies doubled output in the first half as fertilizer use recovered from a global economic slump, with Uralkali producing 2.42 million metric tons and Silvinit 2.57 million tons.

    The two combined have the capacity to produce
    10.6 million tons in 2010, behind Potash Corp. and Plymouth, Minnesota-based Mosaic Co., according to Uralkali. The Russian companies will boost annual output by 2.4 million tons by 2012, Grachev said.

    Uralkali posted net income of $274 million in the first half under international standards, while Silvinit reported a profit of $261 million using Russian methods.

    Mosaic is the world's leading producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash, two of the primary nutrients required to grow the food the world needs. Our business engages in every phase of crop nutrition development, from the mining of resources to the production of crop nutrients, feed and industrial products for customers around the globe. Our customer base includes wholesalers, retail dealers and individual growers in more than 40 countries.

    Mosaic was formed in 2004 through the combination of
    IMC Global Inc. and the crop nutrition business of Cargill, Incorporated. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, we employ approximately 7,400 people in eight countries. Our shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MOS.

    IMC Global The Group's principal activities are to produce and distribute, concentrated phosphates, potash and animal feed ingredients.

    Our potash annual capacity of 10.4 million tonnes is the second largest in the world. We operate mines in Saskatchewan, New Mexico and Michigan. About 45% of our product is sold to North American customers, and the remainder is exported to other regions of the world.

    We are the world's largest producer of finished phosphate products, with an annual capacity of 10.3 million tonnes--more than the next three largest producers combined. Approximately 46% of our phosphate product is shipped within North America, and the remainder is exported to other regions of the world.


    Financial Times

     世界の大手肥料会社は数十年にわたり2つの販売会社を通じて輸出してきた。これらは合法的ながら事実上のカルテル組織で、毎年、輸入国と秘密裏に交渉してきた。輸入国は中国が1位でインド、ブラジルがそれに続く。
     
    2つのカルテルのうち1つはカンポテックス。カナダのポタシュ・コープ、アグリウム、さらに米国のモザイクのために北米以外でカリウムを販売している。もう1つはベラルシアン・ポタシュ・カンバニー(BPC)。ロシアのウラルカリとベラルーシのベラルーシカリのカリウムを販売している。
     ロシアの肥料大手
    2社の合併によってシルビニトがBPCに加わるドアが開かれた。中国、インド、ブラジルといった購買国に対するロシア・ベラルーシ連合の力は一段と高まるだろう。

     カリウムは
    200708年の世界食料危機の際に投資家から注目され、価格が急上昇した。世界金融危機を受けて農民が肥料の使用を減らしたため、08年からは下落していたが、再び上昇に転じている。業界の首脳たちは来年はさらに上昇するとみている。農産品が値上がりしているため、農民は耕作地単位あたりの肥料使用量を増やし、さらに耕作面積を広げるとみられるからだ。