) -- Globuc, organiser of the annual Downstream Central Asia & Caspian conference has published an overview of the current industry projects in 2022, said
The report includes information on ongoing projects and announcements in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.
In 2021, two major projects were completed in the region, the KPI polypropylene plant in Kazakhstan and the Uzbekistan GTL plant in Uzbekistan. Modernisation of the production facilities is currently underway, and plans for the construction of new facilities have been announced.
Uzbekistan plans to build a plant with a capacity of 500.0 thousand tons per year, which will process 1.5 billion m3 of natural gas per year and produce high-quality polymers using MTO (Methanol-to-olefins) technology.
Kazazot, the largest gas chemical enterprise in Kazakhstan, plans to develop the production of carbon ammonium salts, ammonium sulphate, hydrogen peroxide, bioprotein for the needs of animal husbandry, as well as ammonia water, ammonia and carbamide.
The report was published in preparation for the annual event, which will be held this year in Tashkent with the support of the national oil and gas company of Uzbekistan - JSC Uzbekneftegaz.
Representatives of KPI and Uzbekneftegaz will present their projects at the conference. In addition to completed projects, ongoing projects will also be presented, such as the construction of a gas chemical complex methanol to olefins (MTO), modernization of the Fergana oil refinery, and modernization of the Baku Oil Refinery in Azerbaijan.
The event is well known in the industry for the direct and active participation of regional project owners. This year, representatives of Sanoat Energetika Guruhi will share information about the construction of a methanol to olefins (MTO) gas chemical complex in Uzbekistan, the world's first MTO plant built outside of China.
The Azerbaijani state company SOCAR will present plans for the Baku Oil Refinery, and conference delegates will also hear about the modernization of the Fergana Oil Refinery and the construction of new KazAzot facilities, and get an opportunity to meet with the managers of these projects in person.
Downstream Central Asia & Caspian is an annual industry business event. In 2022, the event will be held in Tashkent on the 19-20th of October 2022. The conference will bring together representatives of oil and gas processing and petrochemical companies in Central Asia and the Caspian region, as well as leading technology suppliers from all over the world.
The conference is organised by Globuc, an international event management company based in London. Globuc specialises in high-level business events in the energy and oil&gas sectors.
Earlier it was reported
that the Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Company will increase the production capacity of the Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex (GCC) to approximately 505,000 tonnes of polymer products per year by the end of 2024.mrchub.com