Sibur ups its cracker force

Davis, Nigel
July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 74, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports on Sibur's plan to raise ethylene capacity at its Nizhny Novgorod cracker to serve additional demand from its vinyls joint venture (JV) with the Solvay/BASF venture Solvin. According to chief executive officer, Dmitry Konov, ethylene capacity could be taken to 430,000 tonnes/year if the JV decides to expand polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity. Sibur wants to consolidate its position as a supplier to the European market and a domestic petrochemicals producer.


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