The Innovene G and Innovene S polyethylene
technologies from INEOS have been licensed to OAO
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNH) for the company's new petrochemical project at Nizhnekamsk
in Russia's Republic of Tartarstan, officials said on
The 300,000 tpy Innovene G and 300,000 tpy
Innovene S polyethylene plants will be part of a
larger expansion at the complex, according
to NYNH officials. The planned commissioning for the
complex is in 2015 or 2016.
"By signing the license agreement for INEOS technology, we will be able to
produce various grades of polyethylene and be competitive not
only in Russia and CIS, but also in other foreign countries,"
said Vladimir Busygin, general director of OAO
The combination of Innovene G gas phase fluid bed
and Innovene S slurry phase HDPE provides OAO
Nizhnekamskneftekhim with a complete product
portfolio, according to the company.
The INEOS HPLL metallocene LLDPE film products will be
featured in the product slate along with state of the art
PE-100 pipe grades, premium bimodal HMW HDPE film, bimodal blow
molding and HDPE commodity molding grades.
The carbon black compounding technology from INEOS will
ensure ISO PE-100 qualification of the pipe grades, according
to project officials.
"INEOS Technologies is very proud of the fact that OAO
Nizhnekamskneftekhim has chosen Innovene G and
Innovene S to supply their full range of PE needs for
the new petrochemical project in Nizhnekamsk,"
said Peter Williams, CEO of INEOS Technologies.
"Our polyethylene technology has been recognised as a
worldwide leader and we are confident that it will serve OAO
Nizhnekamskneftekhim's long-term marketing needs domestically
and in export markets."