In 2013, the main activity of the company was investing activities in which UCC has managed the following projects:
1) Reconstruction of the sulfuric acid plant with a capacity of 180 thousand tons per year in the Akmola oblast:
— construction and installation works are in progress, delivery of basic technological equipment Desmet Ballestra is completed;
— the problem of vapor disposal is resolved by the setup of an energy complex facility.
2) Construction of the integrated gas chemical complex in Atyrau oblast, First phase (polypropylene)
— the access road stretching for 5.2 km is completed (State Commission signed the Act);
— work on the laying the foundation of the transformer station SS 110/35 are being finished, the portals are erected;
— the vertical layout is finished.
3) Construction of the integrated gas chemical complex in Atyrau oblast, Second phase (polyethylene):
— work is in progress on debt financing from the funds of Korean (K-EXIM and K-SURE) and European (Euler Hermes, UK Export Finance) export credit agencies.
4) Production of polymer products in Atyrau oblast
— the results of the state examination for the DED are obtained;
— capacity-building of the contractor is completed: the rotational camp for 200 people is set up;
— construction work is in progress: earthworks completed; reinforced concrete piles driving; the setup of SGM is completed; setup of crushed stone base, works on concrete preparation finished;
— building materials are delivered (rebar, wire rod, circle in the bay, crushed stone, SGM, and bitumen);
— 19 vehicles are used on the site.
5) Establishment of the SEZ “Chemical Park Taraz”:
— Feasibility study of the project is finished and the assessment from the RSE “Gosexpertiza” is obtained;
— the land management projects of the main and external parts of the SEZ are developed;
— the development of DED started.
6) Production of glyphosate, phosphorus trichloride, chlorine and caustic soda:
— The legal advisor is defined. The contract is signed with Morgan Lewis;
— The contract for consulting services for project management at Stage 0 is signed with the “UCC Engineering” LLP;
— approvals from the RSE “Gosexpertiza” for the feasibility studies on “Production of caustic soda and chlorine”, “Production of phosphorus trichloride” and “Production of glyphosate” are obtained;
— preparation works for DED started, negotiations with suppliers and licensor of production technology are in progress.
7) Production of sodium cyanide:
— Negotiations are being conducted with potential licensors of the production of sodium cyanide, as well as EPC contractors.
8) Production of potassium sulfate:
— the council on the mining industry, geology, subsurface use on solid minerals under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan considered the issue “On granting rights for subsurface exploration”;
— a preliminary feasibility study of the project is developed.
9) Organization of petrochemical production based on raw materials from the Karachaganak and Kashagan deposits (third phase):
— a preliminary feasibility study is developed;
— negotiations are being conducted with suppliers of raw materials KPO B.V. and NCOC.
10) Production of butadiene and synthetic rubbers.
— negotiations are in progress for the supply of raw materials (butane);
— works on the feasibility study development are in progress.
11) Rendering of engineering services:
— a license for the design of chemical plants is obtained (Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan);
— a license for the implementation of project activities of category III is obtained (Ministry of Regional Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan);
— a license for the design of petrochemical plants is obtained (Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan);
— a license to perform work and services in the field of environmental protection (Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan);
— 4 projects are implemented, 11 projects are in progress, while a portfolio of projects reaches 17 million dollars.
Government Hour on the subject of “Achievement of Oil and Gas Industry of Kazakhstan”
Participation of «United Chemical Company» LLP representatives in the 2nd Kazakh - American business forum named «Competitive Kazakhstan»
Interaction with the WINTA Investment Fund (People’s Republic of China)
Borealis and UCC sign Joint Development Agreement in Abu Dhabi
On 4 September 2017 United chemical company LLP (UCC) held "The chemical industry prospects" session in the Congress center of the international exhibition complex EXPO 2017 in the final series of the Forum "Future energy"
In Stepnogorsk the "United Chemical Company" LLP completes work on the reconstruction of the sulfuric acid plant
The "United Chemical Company" held an extended meeting on the outcomes of 2013
Chemical industry becomes the hallmark of Zhambyl oblast again
Agreement on the joint work plan is signed between the administration of Zhambyl oblast and the NWF “Samruk-Kazyna”
LUKOIL continues building of the gas-chemical cluster
Michelin reduced its net income by 28.3% in 2013
The DISCOVERY Research Group agency presented a market analysis of primary and secondary polystyrene
Stavrolen resumed production of polypropylene