Russia to raise oil export duty by $26 in April

Cherepovets Azot to invest $50 mln in expansion

Belarus increased chemical and petrochemical output by 6%


Bashkortostan’s refineries processed 26.3 mln tonnes of crude

Omsk Refinery to process 15.8 mln tonnes of oil in 2006

Senezh to open PET plant in March

Nizhnekamskshina to build truck tire plant


FAS found Nizhnekamskneftekhim guilty of antitrust violations

Euromet and Bruckner launched new BOPP line

Russian chemical production growth slowed

8th international exhibition "ExpoChemistry–2006" to be held from 30 May to 2 June


Retal plans to construct PET preform plant

4th Congress of Russian Union of Chemists will take place on March 14

6th International Ecological Forum to be held in St.Petersburg

Nizhnekamskshina’s output of tyres rose 52.4% in January

Russia increased crude oil processing volumes by 4.8%

Nitol Group commenced production of ethyl cellulose


Alliance Unichem enters Russian market

Krymsky Titan registered Crimea Titan trademark

Kazanorgsintez launched new brand of PE pipes


Galogen stockholders’ meeting scheduled for April 24

Moscow Arbitration Court ends Polyef case

Rostov antimonopoly service to consider case against southern division of RFPF

Belarus improved fuel quality

Europlastic delivered over 75,000 tonnes of polystyrene


Kaustik building solid bischofite production complex

Uralkhimmash plans to execute orders worth RUR 700 mln in 2006

Polymer plant produced pilot batch of twist effect films

Sibur-Neftekhim processed over 77,700 tonnes of feedstock


Chemicals import accounts for 18.6% of overall Russian import

Russneft intends to buy refinery in Israel

Britain’s Alliance UniChem buys 96% of Apteka Holding shares

Investments in chemical and petrochemical industry development totaled RUR 7 bn in Bashkortostan

Sibur Holding to obtain 3-year loan of $200 mln


AnalyticaExpo exhibition to take place on March 14–17

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade intends to support Nizhnekamsk Refinery

BOPS tape plant set up in Alabuga SEZ

FAS declared Acron requests unreasonable

“Russian organization of high social effectiveness” contest winners awarded


Chemicals import accounts for 18.6% of overall Russian import

EuroChem increased mineral fertilizers output by 10.7%

Krasnoyarsky Zavod RTI to reach full capacity in 2007

PCVEXPO–2006 international forum to take place on October 2–5

Gazoochistka-2006 conference to be held from May 30 to June 3


Shell hopes to implement Sakhalin-2 project

Net profit rose 28.8% at Mazeikiu Nafta

Omsk Refinery to upgrade paraxylene unit

Togliattiazot to launch first phase of ammonia port in 2006


Nizhnekamskneftekhim capitalization exceeds $2 billion

Sergey Netesanov appointed director of Moscow Refinery