SOCAR Polymer

SOCAR Polymer, the project of international standing, is the first of its kind and scale in the petrochemical industry of Azerbaijan over the past 40 years. SOCAR Polymer was incorporated on July 16, 2013 in order to reinforce development of chemical industry of the country. The company’s production facilities consisting of Polypropylene (PP) and High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plants are being built on the site of the Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP) . The main goal of establishment of the SCIP is acceleration of economic development of Azerbaijan, increasing competitiveness in comparison with other countries that are leading in terms of development of innovative industries. SCIP supports innovative industrial initiatives by extensive tax exemptions, and provides full infrastructure support and single point approach on all permitting issues.

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SOCAR POLYMER OPENS POLYETHYLENE PLANT IN AZERBAIJAN

Socar Polymer | February 20, 2019

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Socar Polymer has completed an opening ceremony for a high-density polyethylene plant in Azerbaijan’s Sumgayit Chemical Industry Park. The ceremony was attended by Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev and other Socar senior officials. The new facility is expected to fulfil high-density polyethylene demand in the country and support exports to Turkish and European markets. According to initial plans, Socar Polymer’s plant will deliver ten types of polypropylene in quantities totalling 18...

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EPA REPATRIATES FOUR CONTAINERS OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL TO GREECE, FINES LEC FOR POLLUTION

Liberian Observer | January 13, 2020

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has with immediate effect ordered the repatriation of four 40-feet containers of hazardous chemicals to Greece, from where they were brought, before entering Liberia. According to EPA Executive Director Nathaniel Blama, the chemical on the containers were fast tracked by the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) while conducting its regular inspection of cargos that are brought into the country. The EPA Director said the chemical when disposed of in any ...

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NANOPARTICLES POWERED BY LIGHT AIM TO REDUCE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY'S CARBON FOOTPRINT

Firstpost | January 13, 2020

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The carbon footprint in the chemical industry is likely to reduce as engineers from Rice University have invented a light-powered nanoparticle to help the cause. They are tiny spheres of copper dotted with single atoms of ruthenium, is the prime ingredient in composing a green process for developing synthesis gas, commonly known as syngas, the valuable chemical feedstock generally used to make fertilizer, fuels, and many other products. Researchers from Rice, UCLA and the University of Californi...

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SHELL CHEMICALS TO PRODUCE POLYCARBONATE

Hydrocarbon Engineering | January 13, 2020

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Shell has recently announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CNOOC Oil & Petrochemicals Co. Ltd to explore its first commercial-scale polycarbonate (PC) production unit, which would be located at the CNOOC and Shell Petrochemical Co. (CSPC) joint-venture chemicals complex in Huizhou, China. As an interim step, Shell has started constructing a PC development unit at its Jurong Island chemicals plant in Singapore. An expanded and differentiated product range is a key part of S...

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SOCAR POLYMER OPENS POLYETHYLENE PLANT IN AZERBAIJAN

Socar Polymer | February 20, 2019

Socar Polymer has completed an opening ceremony for a high-density polyethylene plant in Azerbaijan’s Sumgayit Chemical Industry Park. The ceremony was attended by Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev and other Socar senior officials. The new facility is expected to fulfil high-density polyethylene demand in the country and support exports to Turkish and European markets. According to initial plans, Socar Polymer’s plant will deliver ten types of polypropylene in quantities totalling 18...

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EPA REPATRIATES FOUR CONTAINERS OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL TO GREECE, FINES LEC FOR POLLUTION

Liberian Observer | January 13, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has with immediate effect ordered the repatriation of four 40-feet containers of hazardous chemicals to Greece, from where they were brought, before entering Liberia. According to EPA Executive Director Nathaniel Blama, the chemical on the containers were fast tracked by the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) while conducting its regular inspection of cargos that are brought into the country. The EPA Director said the chemical when disposed of in any ...

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NANOPARTICLES POWERED BY LIGHT AIM TO REDUCE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY'S CARBON FOOTPRINT

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The carbon footprint in the chemical industry is likely to reduce as engineers from Rice University have invented a light-powered nanoparticle to help the cause. They are tiny spheres of copper dotted with single atoms of ruthenium, is the prime ingredient in composing a green process for developing synthesis gas, commonly known as syngas, the valuable chemical feedstock generally used to make fertilizer, fuels, and many other products. Researchers from Rice, UCLA and the University of Californi...

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SHELL CHEMICALS TO PRODUCE POLYCARBONATE

Hydrocarbon Engineering | January 13, 2020

Shell has recently announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CNOOC Oil & Petrochemicals Co. Ltd to explore its first commercial-scale polycarbonate (PC) production unit, which would be located at the CNOOC and Shell Petrochemical Co. (CSPC) joint-venture chemicals complex in Huizhou, China. As an interim step, Shell has started constructing a PC development unit at its Jurong Island chemicals plant in Singapore. An expanded and differentiated product range is a key part of S...

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