Construction at Russian SIBUR's Zapsib project 50% complete
The overall project has been completed by 55.7% so far. The procurement of equipment has been accomplished by 76% while the construction and installation have been finished by 35%. SIBUR signed more than 80 agreements to source construction materials and equipments from 42 Russian suppliers.
The facility will house a steam cracker with a capacity of 1.5 million tons/year ethylene and 500,000 tons/year propylene. The project also includes downstream PE (1.5 million tons/year) and PP (500,000 tons/year) plants. Regarding the progress by units so far, the constructions have been completed by almost 59% for the steam cracker, 50% for PE and 52% for PP as of July 2017.
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