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October 8, 2021 16:45

A scheduled overhaul has been completed at the high-density polyethylene production facility of LLC «Gazprom neftekhim Salavat».

On September 30, shop No. 23 returned to normal technological mode after repair works. The measures taken will improve the operational reliability of the equipment and allow to continue the production of high-pressure polyethylene.

During the overhaul period in shop No. 23 of the Monomer plant, all planned works on repair, cleaning, revision and inspection, diagnostics, examination of equipment were completed, works were performed on punch lists. Technical diagnostics were performed for a large number of equipment: 121 technological apparatus, 7 low and 22 high pressure pipelines, 23 units of interstage compressor equipment. 537 valve units were inspected. The inspection and repair of 12 pumps, 28 fans, one granulation line and six high-pressure compressors were carried out.

A scheduled safety expert review of 109 units of equipment was carried out.

“Such work must be done once a year in order to detect defects in time, replace the necessary sections of apparatus or pipelines,” says Aleksey Zayarnuk, head of workshop No. 23. — All these measures will ensure the stable operation of production, and hence the yield of high-quality products throughout the whole year.

For reference

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat is one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia. The Complex was founded in 1948.

The Company is integrated into the Gazprom system. It has the basic advantage: consolidating on a single site a full cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, petrochemistry and mineral fertilizers production. The Company comprises the Oil Refinery, Gas & Chemical Plant and the Monomer Plant.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat produces more than 150 items, over 50% of which are bulk products including motor gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, styrene, polystyrene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, DOP plasticizer, butyl alcohols, sulphur, ammonia, urea, acrylic acid, butyl acrylate etc.

The products are shipped to all federal subjects of the country. Export supplies of oil products are mainly directed to European and CIS countries. Petro- and gas chemicals are exported to over 30 CIS and non-CIS countries and the largest volumes are shipped to Kazakhstan, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Finland etc.

High quality of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat output is confirmed by certificates of conformity to ISO 9001 and 14001, the international standards of quality and environmental safety.

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