Construction of the first integrated gas chemical complex in Atyrau region (Phase I – polypropylene production)

Project goal: Construction of a plant to produce 500 thousand tons of polypropylene per year.

Production capacity: 500 thousand tons of polypropylene

Place of project implementation: Atyrau region, territory of SEZ NIPT.

Feedstock: propane

Number of jobs: 500 permanent and 4000 temporary jobs

Share in the capital: UCC LLP (99%)

Current status and future plans: construction and installation works are underway, the project has been transferred to the trust management of NC “Kazmunaigas” JCS.

Project goal: Construction of a polyethylene plant.

Project implementation location: Special Economic Zone “National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark” in Atyrau region.

Raw materials: gas from oil and gas fields, prepared to the required volume and quality at the Gas Separation Plant.

Share in capital:

UCC LLP (99,90409%)

Polymer Production LLP -0,09591%

Current status and future plans: feasibility study under development

Construction of infrastructure facilities on the territory of SEZ National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark (SEZ NIPT)

Project goal: To provide the participants of SEZ NIPT with the necessary infrastructure.

Production capacity:

– Gas turbine power plant 310 MW (GTPP);

– Water Treatment and Effluen Treatment Plant – 15 thousand m3/day (WT);

– 220 kV overhead power line and substation;

– Engineering networks and communications.

Place of project implementation: Atyrau region, territory of SEZ NIPT, site Karabatan.

Feedstock: fuel gas, raw water

Number of jobs: about 900 during construction and 300 during operation.

Current status and future plans: GTPP is in the final stage of construction (progress – 97%), commissioning is planned for 1st quarter of 2020. GP development of the DED is being completed, works of the 0 cycle are in progress. Construction is planned to be completed in 2021. 220 kV overhead power line and substation – the facility has been put into operation. Engineering networks – design has been completed, construction works are in progress. Completion of construction is planned in 2021.

The project “Ammonia Carbamide”

Project goal: ammonia and urea production in Zhambyl oblast.

Production capacity: 886,000 tons per year

Place of project implementation: SEZ Chemical Park Taraz (40 ha)

Feedstock: natural gas in the amount of 537 million m3 / year

Jobs: during construction — 2,500, during operation — up to 350

Share fraction: Huajin Group — 60%, UCC — 40% (at the feasibility study stage), with a possible share of UCC up to 49%.

Current status and future plans:

The agreement on joint development of the FS was signed in April, 2019 in the framework of the forum of international cooperation.

In September, 2019, as part of the VI meeting of the Kazakh-Chinese Business Council KazTransGas JSC, LLP UCC and Huajin Group signed a trilateral agreement on natural gas supplies.

In November, 2019, the FS was submitted to the State Expert Review (RSE “State Expert Review”). The joint venture will be established in the second quarter of 2020. The expected commissioning date is the fourth quarter of 2024.

In February 2020, a positive conclusion of the State Expert Review (RSE “Gosexpertiza”) on the FS of the project was received.