25 october 2015, 13:20

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a ceremony to launch new installations in the Ethylene and Polyethylene Plant of "Azerkimya" Production Union in Sumgayit.

National leader Heydar Aliyev had historical contributions to the establishment of this plant. The plant was created in 1994 on the basis of “EP-300” and “Polimer-120” installations.

The nitrogen–oxygen complex was commissioned here in 2013.

The head of state was informed about the new installation, which will clear liquefied gases from sulfur compounds.

The annual project capacity of the facility is 87,600 tons.

It was noted that one of the new installations in the plant, which was put into operation, is absolute isopropyl alcohol sector.

National leader Heydar Aliyev attended the groundbreaking ceremony of this complex in 1999, and inaugurated it in 2001.

The head of state then met with the staff of the facility.

The Azerbaijani President launched the installations of hydrogenation of butylene-butadiene fraction and clear liquefied gases from sulfur compounds.

The projects of the two installations were made by the special construction bureau of "Azerkimya" Production Union.

The annual capacity of the hydrogenation of butylene-butadiene fraction installation is 120,000 tons.

After the meeting with the plant`s staff, a picture was taken.

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