This morning, the opening ceremony of the Kiyanly gas chemical complex for the production of polyethylene and polypropylene from natural gas began at the stage of Turkmenbashi Balkan region with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
This is the first enterprise of this profile in the region, which will annually process 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, produce 381 thousand tons of high-density polyethylene, 81 thousand tons of polypropylene and other products in demand in the domestic and foreign markets. The construction of a gas chemical complex in the seaside village of Kiyanly was carried out under a contract with a consortium of companies «Hyundai Engineering Go. Ltd», «LG International Corp.» (Republic of Korea) and «Toyo Engineering Corp.» (Japan).
Production of polyethylene and polypropylene at the enterprise will be carried out on the basis of modern technologies, the distinctive feature of which is the deep purification of raw materials from impurities. As a result, the company will produce environmentally friendly products that meet international standards.
The commissioning of a new plant in Kiyanly, equipped with the most modern technologies, will not only meet the growing demand for gas chemistry products in the market of Turkmenistan, but also increase the possibilities of domestic exports. The construction of this enterprise was another step towards the transformation of Turkmenistan into a state with a developed industry.