Lukoil–Volgogradneftepererabotka to invest RUR 3 bn in modernization

PhosAgro placed shares worth RUR 45 mln

Nizhnekamskneftekhim completing installation of equipment at PP plant


Lithuanian government to buy back shares of Mazeikiu Nafta from Yukos

Court postpones hearing of Polyef case until February 21

Tatneft selects candidates for its Nizhnekamsk tender

TNK-BP to supply oil to Yaroslavl Refinery and Ryazan Refinery

Sibneft invests USD 110 mln in oil processing


Viktor Tuluk appointed Director General of Amtel-Chernozemie

Lukoil to build gas-processing plant in Gubkinsky

Oversupply at warehouses of Mogilevkhimvolokno

Russneft bought 49% equity stake of Slovakia’s Transpetrol


Polyef concludes new contracts for supply of terephthalic acid

PET recycling plant to be built in Stavropol Territory

Chemical fiber plant opened in Altai

Russia’s rubber production rose 2.7% in 2005

JSC Apatit extracted 29.4 mln tonnes of apatite-nepheline ore

Lukoil processed 47.28 mln tonnes of oil


Kirishinefteorgsintez to process 17.3 mln tonnes of oil

Russia reduced petroleum products export duties to USD 120.7

Petroleum products sales rose 19.1% in Tatarstan

Import makes up 20–25% of Russian coatings market

Brückner tested PS made by Nizhnekamskneftekhim


Russia’s mineral fertilizers production rose 5.3%

Extraordinary stockholders’ meeting held at JSC Khimprom

Moscow refinery fined

Acron increased fertilizers production volumes by 3.2%

Amtel Vredestein to issue CLNs


Russkie Kraski invested RUR 114.7 mln in modernization

FAS suggests to reschedule fuel oil procurement

JV Kuibyshevazot Engineering Plastics to start construction work in April 2006

RussNeft to take part in Polymir modernization

Uralshina’s output rose 7% in 2005

Tatneftekhiminvest-Holding reported its 2005 results

Volgograd-based Kaustik increased output by 4% in 2005


Net profit amounted to RUR 3.84 mln at Khabarovsk Refinery

Cherepovetsky Azot produced 904,660 tonnes of ammonia

Kuibyshevazot and Berstorff signed contract for supply of equipment

Karbodin intends to produce 400,000 t/y of resins

KZSK balance profit totaled RUR 10.1 mln in 2005

Grodno pharmaceutical plant to start Hexaminate production


Chemie–2006 exhibition to be held in Alma-Ata on May 17–29

Zenit Bank to arrange second bond issue for Kuibyshevazot

Lifosa AB increased diammonium phosphate output by 2.2%

Novatek and Sibur Holding to build PP plant

Uralkhimplast expects 20% growth in revenue


Tomskneftekhim produced 187,750 tonnes of ethylene in 2005

Sibur’s 2004 net profit amounted to RUR 4.5 bn

Azot of Novomoskovsk increased ammonia output by 25.2% in 2005

Receivership of Dzerzhinsk-based Kaprolaktam extended