IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: Eastern Europe :: Czech republic

Unipetrol Closes Unprofitable Urea Plant

4:21 AM MDT | June 8, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Unipetrol (Prague), a member of the PKN Orlen Group (Plock, Poland), said today that it intends to close permanently its urea production facility at Litvínov, Czech Republic by the end of this year. The company cites economic reasons for the closure. The facility has been making losses in the last two years, it says. Unipetrol’s Agro division will continue to manufacture ammonia and carbon black. The closure will lead to 50 job losses with the possibility of some workers being transferred to other units. The urea plant uses outdated technology...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa