IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects

Russian Gas Regulation Sparks Petchem Plans at Sibur

10:08 AM MDT | October 31, 2007 | Ian Young in Moscow

A law passed recently by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to reduce the country’s flaring of gas is likely to spark a wave of petrochemical projects throughout the country, particularly by Sibur (Moscow), the petchem subsidiary of Gazprom (Moscow), sources say. Russia produces 55 billion cu meters/year of associated petroleum gas (APG) with the extraction of crude oil, of which about 36% is flared. Putin has decreed that 95% of Russia’s APG output must be used by 2011 and only 5% flared. Russian APG output is expected to rise to 60 billion cu...

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 subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 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


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