PJSC 'Nizhnekamskneftekhim'

Company history

  • 2016

    - A new storage facility for storing of straight run gasoline with the total capacity of 120 thousand cubic meters  was put into operation at Ethylene Plant of PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim”. 

    - The reconstructed alpha-olefins production unit was put into operation.

  • 2015

    - Robotized lines for containerizing of rubber bales were put on stream at Synthetic Rubber and Butyl Rubber Plants. 

    - High boiling byproduct decomposition  unit (HBB) was put into operation at Isoprene-Monomer Plant.

    - The official ceremony of putting on stream of the fourth Welding rubber separation and drying unit  took place at Butyl Rubber Plant.  

    - Commercial production of a new type of product -triisobutylaluminium (TIBAL), cocatalyst for production of polyethylene and catalyst for synthetic rubber production, was started at Oligomer Plant.  

    - For the purpose of structure improvement  a new plastics plant was created on the basis  of Polystyrene and Polyolefin Plants of the Company. 

  • 2014

    - the 4th Polystyrene Unit is put into operation;

    - the 4th Environmental Program until 2020 is adopted;

    - at the Synthetic Rubber Plant, manufacture of styrene-butadiene rubber DSSK-2560ФF and its oil-extended grade DSSK-2560FM is started;

    - at the Ethylene Oxide Plant, the process train is launched to produce the support for microspheroidal isoparaffin dehydrogenation catalyst;

    - state registration of the Company Statute 9in new edition) occurred on November 13, 2014, and Nizhnekamskneftekhim became a Public Joint-Stock Company;

    - upon completion of a major revamp in the Nitrogen, Compressed Air and Oxygen Shop at the Butadiene and Hydrocarbon Feedstock Plant, the 1st block of the Air Separation Unit is put into operation.

  • 2013
    • Startup of the new rubber finishing line for lithium polybutadiene rubber (SKD-L) at the Synthetic Rubber Plant;
    • Startup of 60 kta plant for production of ABS-plastics.
  • 2012
    • Contracts were signed for purchase of licenses and for basic and extended basic engineering of the new olefins complex;
    • The sixth degassing system was started up at the synthetic rubber plant;
    • Automated waste water monitoring system was commissioned at the styrene and polyether resin plant.
  • 2011
    • Business plan of strategic development program of OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim was approved for 2011 – 2016 with the outlook until 2020;
    • Preliminary fractionation column was put in operation at the Divinyl and HC feed plant;
    • MTBE production unit was revamped at the isoprene monomer plant;
    • The fourth revamped dehydrogenation system was put in operation at the synthetic rubber plant;
    • The third rubber finishing and drying line was put into operation at the butyl rubber plant;
    • Park of petrochemists was opened.
  • 2010
    • Industrial park Kamskiye Polyany was established where production of multifilament yarns and stretch films was organized;
    • Production of PP-2506 polyether was mastered at styrene and polyether resin plant;
    • “Golden” certificate of conformity was awarded confirming that the company management system corresponds to the internationally recognized methods of operation in the field of quality, ecology and safety.
  • 2009
    • 230 ktpa polyethylene production facility was put in operation.
  • 2008
    • An automated environmental monitoring system was launched;
    • First pellets of GPPS were produced at PS Plant third line.
  • 2007
    • LiBR commercial production started , 50 Kta;
    • Second IIR Line commissioned (Welding-2);
    • Cogeneration Gas-Turbine Unit GTU-75 was put in operation;
    • Water Treatment Plant was put into service, "Water Treatment Plant-Nizhnekamskneftekhim" Ltd formed.

  • 2006
    • Polypropylene Production Facility was commissioned, 180 Ktpa.
  • 2005
    • Second polystyrene Production Facility was put in operation, 50 Ktpa;
    • Construction of Isoprene Single-Stage Synthesis Unit was completed and the process industrial test started.
  • 2004
    • Halobutyl rubber commercial production started;
    • Neodymium polybutadiene rubber SKD-N was commercialized, 50 Ktpa;
    • Styrene & Polyether Resin Plant increased polyether output up to 70 Ktpa;
    • Nizhnekamsk Industrial Region was established.
  • 2003
    • 50 Ktpa Polystyrene Plant 50 was put in operation;
    • OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim bought the Company’s industrial site land to be its property;
    • With JSC Sevilen (Kazan City) as a basis, producing a variety of PE grades, OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim (control stock) and Ministry of Land Property of the Tatarstan Republic formed a JSC NeftekhimSevilen.
    • Control was acquired over 32.5% of the Authorized Capital of JSC Karpov Chemical Plant.
  • 2002
    Accepted for operation:

    • MTBE Unit 90 Ktpa at Synthetic Isoprene Rubber Plant;
    • New Cracking Heater E-BA-114, type SRT-IV, at Ethylene Plant.
    High quality petroleum solvent (NEFRAS) from hexene-1 was commercialized at Synthetic Rubber Plant. It is used for in-house needs.
  • 2001
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Condensate Super Evaporator IP-4V/2; 
    • 5th Train of Polyether Production Facility;
    • Ethane Heaters E-BA-121, 122 were revamped at Ethylene Plant.

  • 2000
    Accepted for operation: 

    • Production Facility for HC Resin 2 Ktpa and Thermopolymer Drying Oil 7 Ktpa;
    • Floating Pontoons for Naphtha Storage Tanks P-8, P-9;
    • Convection Heater E-BA-111 was replaced at Ethylene Plant.

  • 1999
    Accepted for operation:
      
    • Production Facility for Unleaded Motor Gasoline & HC Fraction Components; 
    • PBR Plant 40 Ktpa.
  • 1998
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Brick Factory, 25 million bricks/year;
    • Gas Station, 600 fillings/day.
  • 1995
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Concentrated DCPD Unit 5.5 Ktpa; 
    • EPDM Rubber Plant 30 Ktpa.
  • 1993
    • August 18, OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim was registered by the Finance Ministry of the Tatarstan Republic and entered in the Corporation Register.
  • 1992
    • Revamping and upgrading EP-450 Ethylene Plant.
  • 1990
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Alpha-Olefins & TEA Production Facilities, 185.5 & 2 Ktpa respectively;
    • Gas-Distributing Station (GDS-2) 4 million m3/day.
  • 1987
    • Surfactant Production Facility 250 Ktpa was accepted for operation.
  • 1986
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Ethylene Oxide Plant (Production Facility II) 200 Ktpa; 
    • Alkyl Phenol Production Facility 100 Ktpa.
  • 1985
    Accepted for operation under the act of the state commission: 
      
    • Propylene Trimer Unit 75 Ktpa;
    • Consumer Goods Unit of the “Elastic” Factory, to produce Molded Footwear.
  • 1984
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Normal Pentane Isomerization Unit 300 Ktpa;
    • Butadiene Unit, based on pyrolysis fraction C4 by oxidative dehydrogenation method, 35 Ktpa.

  • 1983
    • Polyether Unit 45 Ktpa was accepted for operation.
  • 1982
    • Propylene Oxide & Styrene Plant, 50 and 138 Ktpa respectively, was accepted for operation.
  • 1980
    Accepted for operation under the act of the state commission: 
      
    • Isoprene Rubber Plant (Unit II) 120 Ktpa, expanded in 1984 to 250 Ktpa;
    • Ethylene Oxide Plant 120 Ktpa with reprocessing units;
    • Isoprene-Monomer Production Facility 123 Ktpa.
  • 1979
    • Primary Oil Refinery ED-AVT 7,000 Ktpa, was accepted for operation.
  • 1978
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Isoprene Rubber Plant (Unit I) 120 Ktpa; 
    • Ethylbenzene Unit II, 172 Ktpa.
  • 1977
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Ethylbenzene and Styrene Plant 172 Ktpa and 125 Ktpa respectively;
    • Ethylene Pipeline Systems Nizhnekamsk-Ufa-Sterlitamak-Salavat, 520 km long;
    • Nizhnekamsk Petrochemical Complex was renamed into Nizhnekamskneftekhim Industrial Corporation
  • 1976
    Accepted for operation: 
      
    • Ethylene, Propylene, Benzene and Butadiene Production Facilities of 450, 197, 187 and 54 Ktpa respectively;  
    • Ethylene Pipeline Systems Nizhnekamsk-Kazan, 280 km long.
  • 1975
    • Isoprene-Monomer Plant 60 Ktpa, expanded in 1976 to 120 Ktpa, 1980 to 150 Ktpa, 1985 to 185 Ktpa.
  • 1974
    • 90 Ktpa Single-Stage Divinyl Plant was accepted for operation.
  • 1973
    Accepted for operation:

    • Butyl Rubber Plant 35 Ktpa, expanded in 1990 to 45 Ktpa, 1996 to 60 Ktpa;
    • Two-Stage Divinyl Plant 90 Ktpa, expanded in 1980 to 120 Ktpa, 1982 to 130 Ktpa;
    • Isobutylene Unit 44 Ktpa, expanded in 1990 to 84 Ktpa.
  • 1971
    • Second Unit 750 Ktpa of CGFP was accepted for operation, expanded to 1,350 Ktpa in 1981.
  • 1970
    Accepted for operation:

    • Isoprene-Monomer Plant 60 Ktpa, expanded in 1975 to 100 Ktpa, 1985 to 115 Ktpa;
    • Isoprene Rubber Plant 60 Ktpa, expanded in 1973 to 120 Ktpa, 1975 to 150 Ktpa, 1983 to 200 Ktpa;
    • Trimethylcarbitol Unit 1 Ktpa;
    • Rubber Linoleum, Tablets, Mastic production plant;
    • Pentane Isomerization Unit 112 Ktpa, expanded in 1980 to 170 Ktpa.
  • 1967
    • First Unit 750 Ktpa of Central Gas Fractionation Plant (CGFP) was accepted for operation. July 31 is considered as a birthday for the Company. That day the Complex yielded its first products.
  • 1965
    • Construction of the first unit of major Isoprene-Monomer Plant commenced.
  • 1963
    • Construction of Central Gas Fractionation Plant commenced.
  • 1960
    • A Complex construction design completed and approved. Construction commenced.