One of Azerbaijan’s biggest chemical plants resumes production
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
The Ethylene-Polyethylene plant of Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR’s Azerikimya Production Union resumed production, a source at the plant told Trend.
The plant was stopped for maintenance work on August 10.
New automated control systems were installed during the maintenance, according to the source.
Azerikimya is currently modernizing and reconstructing its enterprises. The project for reconstructing the Ethylene-Polyethylene plant, which is implemented by Technip Italy and will be completed by 2019, envisages the upgrade of the existing technological units and construction of new facilities.
This will allow increasing the production capacity of Azerikimya, providing raw materials to the polypropylene and polyethylene plants that are currently under construction, covering domestic demand, increasing export potential, as well as enhancing stability and safety of the technological process.