Sibur overhauls TPA facility

Sibur has completed the reconstruction of a terephthalic acid (TPA) production facility at its Blagoveshchensk site. It is currently the only TPA (a precursor to PET) site in Russia. In Russia, annual consumption of TPA amounts to around 500,000 tonnes. An increase in output from 272,000 to 350,000 tonnes driven by the upgrade of the existing…