ThyssenKrupp Uhde won a front-end engineering and design
(FEED) contract for a single-train polypropylene (PP) project of Russias Sibur,
officials said on Thursday.
The plant will be based on LyondellBasells
Spheripol process technology and is planned to have a
capacity of 500,000 tpy. It is being built in Tobolsk, located
in the Tyumen region of West Siberia.
The Spheripol process technology, which will be used at
the plant, is the most widely-used technology for the production of
polypropylene, according to project officials.
The plant will produce a wide range of high-quality
polypropylene brands to use, for example, in textile and
packaging applications as well as in the production of
automotive body parts and consumer goods.
The contract will be executed in cooperation with local
organization OOO Uhde, who will carry out the permitting for
Financial terms were not disclosed.