PU Azerikimya ups warehousing capacity
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.30
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
The Azerkimya Production Association of Azerbaijan's SOCAR began construction of new warehouses on the territory of the Ethylene-Polyethylene Plant in Sumgayit, Plant's Director Oktay Niftaliyev said Nov.30.
"The warehouses are being built for the storage of ethylene and propylene. There will be installed four tanks of 2,500 tons each, in total they will keep 10,000 tons of products - 5,000 tons of ethylene and 5,000 tons of propylene .The main goal of the construction of these warehouses is to create reserves for providing raw materials to SOCAR Polymer," said Niftaliyev.
Currently, Azerikimya PA is modernizing and reconstructing enterprises. As part of the reconstruction of the Ethylene-Polyethylene Plant, which is being implemented by Technip Italy and will be completed by 2019, the existing technological installations will be modernized, and new facilities will be built.
This will increase the production capacity of Azerikimya, provide raw materials for the construction of polypropylene and polyethylene plants, cover domestic demand, increase export potential, enhance the stability and safety of the technological process, and improve the quality of products and raw materials.