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PLASTIC PIPES 2018                                                                   Industry news



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                he press-service at the Tobolsk site of SUBUR has announced   petrochemical  complex mean it  was necessary to  increase
            T that  a 50 km water main  made  of PE pipes  has been test-  capacity and lay new additional pipelines as backup.
            launched at the ZapSibNeftekhim complex construction site. Work   It is reported that the pyrolysis plant at ZapSibNeftekhim is currently
            is scheduled to be completed in the third quarter of 2017.   39.9%  complete,  the  polyethylene  unit  is  26.2%  complete,  and  the
               The  water  conduit consists  of  two  900 mm  diameter  8  km   polypropylene unit is 27.9% finished.
            pipelines and two 1200 mm diameter 50 km long pipelines. The   The ZapSibNeftekhim Petrochemical Complex project involves
            announcement states that “This is the longest water pipeline made   the construction of a pyrolysis unit with the capacity of 1.5 million
            of high quality polyethylene. Operating life of PE water pipelines is   tonnes of ethylene, nearly 500,000 tonnes of propylene and 100,000
            50–60 years as opposed to 20–25 years for the operating life of steel.”  tonnes of butane-butylene fraction, as well as production units for
               The PE pipes  used in  the water  conduit  were supplied  by   various grades of polyethylene and polypropylene with a combined
            POLYPLASTIC Group.                                   annual production capacity of 2 million tonnes.
               A major part of the construction works has been completed at   Investment into the construction of the new ZapSibNeftekhim facilities
            the site and test-launching of two pipelines supplying river water   is estimated at 9.5 billion dollars. This is made up of 4.45 billion dollars from
            to the purification facilities is being carried out.  SIBUR, 3.3 billion dollars from the Russian Fund for direct investments, co-
               The current water conduit  for  water  supply to  the Tobolsk   investors and banks, and 1.75 billion dollars from the National Wealth Fund.
            Petrochemical  Plant  from  Yepanchino  was launched  in  1986   As previously reported, SIBUR has brought forward the launch
            and has been  in operation  ever since. Construction  of the new   of ZapSibNeftekhim from 2020 to 2019.


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                lastic pipes manufacturer, Ostendorft-Rus Ltd, has passed the
            P final inspection of its new production unit.
               German company, Ostendorf, is on track to open its own plastic
            pipes  and  fitting  production  plant  in  Yegoryevsk.  The  company
            has been renting the production site since 2011.
               The production shop has already been built on the 10-heсtare site and
            is now producing pilot products. The site was checked by the inspectors
            of the Construction Supervision Department headed by Alexander
            Basenin, Deputy Head of the Construction Supervision Department for
            the Moscow Region.  The conclusion following the inspection was that
            the “production facility is completely ready for commissioning”.
               The new site is expected to open in the Autumn.

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