Dedicated environmental programmes implemented at SIBUR in 2013 reduced wastewater effluents by 3% and air pollutant emissions by 4% year-on-year.
SIBUR and NOVATEK reported to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on completion of a series of projects aimed at creating an integrated technological chain from hydrocarbon production to deep processing in Russia. The announcement was made at a meeting of the Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security held in Astrakhan.
SIBUR has successfully completed the second recertification audit of its corporate environmental management system for compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 requirements, conducted by Bureau Veritas Certification Rus (BV Certification).
SIBUR will present its polymer products at the largest exhibition of petrochemical products in Asia - Chinaplas (Shanghai, China).
POLIEF, SIBUR's subsidiary, has completed its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production expansion project, increasing its capacity from 140 ktpa to 210 ktpa.
SIBUR has approved the Vyngapurovsky GPP expansion project to launch processing of associated petroleum gas (APG) from Russneft's fields.
Igor Sechin, Rosneft's President and Chairman of the Management Board, and Leonid Mikhelson, Chairman of SIBUR Holding’s Board of Directors, have signed a set of documents for supplies of associated petroleum gas (APG) from Rosneft's fields to Nizhnevartovskiy, Belozerniy and Nyagangazpererabotka gas processing plants (GPPs), and a contract for sales of dry gas from Nizhnevartovskiy and Belozerniy GPPs to Rosneft.
Andrey Frolov has been appointed Executive Director of SIBUR International GmbH, succeeding Ilya Gushchin, who left the company for another job.
Atos, a leading European IT services provider and Worldwide IT Partner for the Olympic Games, Gazprom Neft, one of Russia’s leading oil producers, and SIBUR, Russia’s leading petrochemical Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a long term strategic partnership in IT services. As part of the strategic partnership Atos will invest in the development of ITSK, an IT services joint venture of Gazprom Neft and SIBUR.
SIBUR has closed the sale of the 100% stake in Oka-Polymer Industrial Park located in Dzerzhinsk, the Nizhny Novgorod Region, to Tosol-Sintez, a resident of the park.