Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant suspends its operation for repairs

Photo: Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant suspends its operation for repairs
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Astana, Kazakhstan, June 25


Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant's (PPCP) work was stopped on June 25 for routine repair in line with the schedule approved by Kazakh Oil and Gas Ministry, the PPCP told Trend.

"PPCP LLP overhauls annually in order to maintain the efficiency of the process equipment. The overhaul will last a month in accordance with the schedule of routine repairs for 2014," the PPCP press service said.

The process equipment, pipelines, furnaces, pump and compressors equipment, electric power substations, cable networks and electrical equipment, control and measurement instruments, automatic machinery and other equipment of the plant's primary and auxiliary units will be reconstructed during this period.

The PPCP press service said some 2,425 million tonnes of crude oil have been processed as of June 25 since early 2014. This crude oil was received from the companies Petrosan LLP, Petroleum Operating LLP, Alautransservis LLP, KOR JSC, and South Oil LLP.

The enterprise's storages have the required amount of marketable products, which will be shipped during the suspension of the plant's work in accordance with the plan.

Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant (PPCP) LLP is a 100-percent subsidiary of the KazMunaiGas - Processing and Marketing (KMG PM)." The PPCP LLP is the largest Kazakh enterprise dealing with oil processing, and production and sale of petroleum products. It produces gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, fuel oil, liquefied hydrocarbon gas, petroleum bitumen, petroleum coke and commercial sulfur.

The PPCP's designed capacity stands at seven million tonnes of oil per year.

The depth of the oil refining at the company is about 85 percent.

Edited by CN

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