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BASF and SIBUR Extend Supply Agreement for Additives

Published on 2015-08-13. Author : SpecialChem

MOSCOW -- SIBUR, Russian integrated gas processing and petrochemical company, and BASF, German chemical company, have extended their long-term agreement on supply of additives used for polymer manufacturing at SIBUR production facilities.

 BASF and Sibur Extend Supply Agreement  BASF and Sibur Extend Supply Agreement
Fig. 1: BASF and Sibur Extend Supply Agreement

The agreement provides for supply of additives improving the quality of finished products for production of polypropylene, polyethylene, synthetic rubber, thermoplastic elastomers by BASF to SIBUR. Apart from that, the parties will continue to implement their joint projects related to development of new grades of polypropylene, polymer stabilization optimization, and introduction of customer specific blends (CSB), ensuring higher production efficiency and stable high quality of products. SIBUR and BASF signed the long-term cooperation memorandum on supply of additives used for polymer manufacturing at SIBUR production facilities in 2013.

About BASF

Portfolio of BASF ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As one of the world’s leading chemical companies, it combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.
Through science and innovation, it enables customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Its products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life.


SIBUR is a uniquely positioned gas processing and petrochemicals company with a business model focused on the integrated operation of its two core segments. SIBUR owns and operates Russia’s largest gas processing business in terms of associated petroleum gas processing volumes, according to IHS CERA and is a leader in the Russian petrochemicals industry. The Group has two operating and reportable segments: (1) feedstock and energy and (2) petrochemicals.

Source: SIBUR

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