Technip has been awarded front end engineering and design contracts by ZapSibNeftekhim for two plants located in the Tyumen Region of Russia.

First contract concerns a linear low/high density gas phase polyethylene plant; the second one is for a high density slurry phase polyethylene plant.

Consisting of two parallel production trains at each of the two plants, they will be developed using technology licensed with the INEOS group.

The two plants will have a combined capacity of 1.5m tons of polyethylene.

Scheduled to be completed in the first half of 2013, Technip’s operating centers in Lyon, France, and St. Petersburg, Russia will execute this contract.