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Lukoil completes petrochemical reconstruction project

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A polyethylene reactor in block C of Lukoil’s Stavrolen petrochemical factory in Budyonnovsk, Russia, has been commissioned after a successful reconstruction.

The modernided process train makes it possible to produce a larger variety of products of better quality, reliability and durability. The lifetime of some polyethylene products can exceed 80 years.

President of Lukoil, Vagit Alekpero, and Governor of Stavropol Region, Vladimir Vladimirov held a meeting on further development of the Stavrolen site, including construction of a new gas chemical facility.

Addressing the meeting, Alekperov noted: "The project will facilitate integrated development of the south of Stavropol Region, create 600 additional jobs and increase tax revenues of the regional budget.”

The company's president and the Governor also met with employees in the Stavropol Region and awarded best performers.

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