Akim of Atyrau region Serik Shapkenov got acquainted with the construction of a plant for the production of polypropylene of the “KPI Inc.” LLP in the special economic zone “National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark’, the press service of the regional akim reports.
The Head of the region got acquainted with the progress of the propane filling and storage park, propane dehydrogenation, propylene polymerization, finished products warehouse, and the central laboratory.
According to the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of “KPI Inc.” LLP Mr. Damir Ashimov, commissioning works are underway.
- In July, we plan to carry out complete testing, having received the first batch of polypropylene that meets international standards, he said.
The plant's capacity is 500 thousand tons of polypropylene per year. About 550 Kazakhstanis are employed in production. They completed advanced training courses in Colombia, Russia, and Uzbekistan. Training of specialists will continue in the future.
The akim of the region also got acquainted with the activities of the SEZ “National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark”, which serves enterprises located in the special economic zone.
To date, the industrial zone already has a railway access track, a railway station, a highway, and power lines. A gas turbine power plant, a compressed air station and a nitrogen production plant have been put into operation, and a fire station is under construction.
Along with this, projects for the production of polyethylene and butadiene will be implemented here.