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KazMunaiGas, Sibur and Sinopec discussed the status of the project for the construction of a polyethylene production plant.

On May 17, 2024, in Astana, Acting Chairman of the Board of JSC NC KazMunayGas (KMG) Askhat Khasenov held a meeting with the President of Sinopec Overseas Investment Holding Limited (Sinopec) Zoe Venji and Boris Lim, Executive Director for Design, Capital Investments and Investment Projects at Sibur LLC.

The parties discussed the implementation of a project to build a polyethylene production plant with a capacity of 1.25 million tons in Atyrau region.

"The project is important for the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as its construction will allow the development of deep processing of hydrocarbons. Some progress has been made, but there is still a lot of intensive work ahead to move to the construction stage and, in the future, to launch the plant," A.Khasenov noted.

It should be noted that in April 2024, a trilateral protocol was signed, which officially completed Sinopec's entry into the project. The structure of the project participants is as follows: KazMunayGas – 40%, Sinopec – 30%, Sibur – 30%.

The design capacity of the future polyethylene production plant is 1.25 million tons per year. The enterprise will be built on the territory of the special economic zone in Karabatan in close proximity to the Tengiz field (Atyrau region).

hydrocarbons before transportation, processing and provision of specialized services. The company, founded in 2002, represents the interests of Kazakhstan in the country's oil and gas industry.

Sileno LLP is the operator of the Second Phase of the construction project of the first integrated gas chemical complex in the Atyrau region (the Polyethylene project). The partnership is a member of the special economic zone "National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark", on the territory of which the project is being implemented.

Sinopec is a vertically integrated energy and petrochemical corporation, which is the second largest chemical company in the world after BASF.

PJSC SIBUR Holding (SIBUR) is a Russian leader in the production of polymers and rubbers, an oil and gas chemical holding. In March 2023, SIBUR officially completed its entry into the Polyethylene project.
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