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The largest Russian methanol facility will be built in Yakutia

20.10.2017


YaTEC intends to build the largest methanol facility across Russia. The ambitious project will be focused on meeting the North East Asian demand for methanol. The capacity of the first phase is estimated at 5k tpd. The investment needed for the project exceeds 1bn RUB. By tentative forecasts, the launch of the facility is scheduled…



Schekinoazot: construction of ammonia and urea facility


Schekinoazot proceeds with the project for the construction of methanol and ammonia facility М-450/А-135. At present, the approval of equipment design documentation with General Engineering Designer and Licensor is finished. The equipment is sully delivered on site. The basic detailed design is accomplished, 99% of buildings and structures is already built. Commissioning of pipelines, heating…



Uzbekistan intends to invest in chemical industry $3,093bn before 2022


The President of Uzbekistan has ordered to approve the programme for chemical industry development for 2017-2021. The programme stipulates for investment as of $3,093bn. The programme framework features 43 projects for the construction of new facilities and modernisation and reconstruction of the existing capacities. The investment programme is expected to be funded by enterprises totalling…



Turkmenistan intends to invest $46bn in O&G industry before 2025


The President of Turkmenistan has approved the strategy for country’s social and economic development before 2025. Within the framework of the strategy, $46bn will be invested in O&G. Among the top priorities is the construction of gas chemical facility specialised in PE (200 k t), PP (390 k t), PVC (100 k t), caustic soda,…



GRODNO AZOT HAS BOOSTED METHANOL YIELD BY 24,5% WITHIN THE 9 MONTHS OF 2017.

19.10.2017


Grodno Azot (Belarus) has increased the yield of products by 6,8% in price value. Within Jan-Sep “Grodno Azot”, including Khimvolokno, has produced commodities for 1,03 bn BYR. ЗThe enterprise has gained 7,1% – up to 9,1 k t of polyamide yield. The yield of fibres and chemical yarns grew by 7% – up to 28,5…



ACRON HAS BUILT UP THE YIELD OF COMPLEX FERTILIZERS BY 46% WITHIN 9 MONTHS OF 2017.


The gain of mineral fertilizer yield produced by Acron within the 9 mths of 2017 accounts for 18,8%. The compound fertilizer yield is boosted by 45,7%. A total of 4,55 m t of mineral fertilizers was produced as a result of three Q 2017. “The record breaking results are due to the stable performance of…



SOCAR methanol facility will be stopped for routine repair


SOCAR Methanol facility will be stopped in November for the capital repair. The repair is expected to take four months, till March 2018. The facility was built by AzMeCo in 2014. The annual capacity totals 720 k t. SOCAR has purchased the facility from Aqrarkredit for 520m USD.



GTL plant based on haldor topsoe technology will be built in Uzbekistan

09.10.2017


The Haldor Topsoe syngas technology will be applied at the new facility in Uzbekistan. The capacity of the enterprise is estimated at 38 k barrels of liquid fuel per day. Haldor Topsoe and OLTIN YO’L GTL (Uzbekneftegaz branch) have concluded the agreement on GTL-technology and equipment delivery to two facility phases, including reactors for ATR,…



Metafrax and Casale will build a new facility 400m EUR worth

06.10.2017


The major methanol and formaldehyde producer Metafrax has signed the agreement with Casale SA (Switzerland) for the joint project on building the ammonia, urea and melamine facility in Gubakhka (Perm territory). The new enterprise will be linked to methanol facility and its feedstock and energy flows. The considerable part of products is intended to be…