Bashkir company “Gazprom Salavat neftekhim” (SOT), one of the largest Russian petrochemical producers, in conjunction with the Institute of Catalysis. GK Boreskov Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences is developing a titanium-magnesium catalyst for the production of high density polyethylene (HDPE), chairman of the board of the company in an interview with Airat Karimov corporate edition of “Gazprom”.

“Right now in full swing, work is underway to create a test batch of titanium-magnesium catalyst for the process of obtaining a low-density polyethylene. This joint development of STC (Scientific and Technical Centre” Salavatnefteorgsintez “) and the Novosibirsk Institute of Catalysis. Boreskov Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences will be implemented this year “, – A. Karimov.
In an interview, he recalled that the company has a successful experience in the implementation of joint development to production. In 2013, a zeolite transalkylation catalyst benzene unit he was embedded. The catalyst was developed by employees of SEC, the Moscow Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis named. AV Topchieva RAS and the Ufa Institute of Petrochemistry and Catalysis of RAS.

As reported earlier MRC, STS in March stopped the production of HDPE for scheduled maintenance. According ScanPlast MRC, at the facilities of the STS on the results of 2015 were produced 34.6 thousand. Tons of LDPE and 93.9 thous. Tons of HDPE.

“Gazprom Salavat neftekhim” carries out a full cycle of processing of hydrocarbon raw materials, produces petrochemicals and fertilizers. SOT main products are ethylene, propylene, styrene, polystyrene (general purpose, high-impact, low-pressure polyethylene, high pressure polyethylene). Subsidiary company “Gazprom” company “Gazprom processing” owns 97.57% of shares of “Gazprom Salavat neftekhim”.