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25 MAY 2020
Coronavirus lockdowns pose logistical challenges: Sibur

Logistical difficulties are hampering polyolefin supply chains, Sergey Homyshan, the executive director of Sibur, Russia's largest integrated petrochemicals company. Logistical difficulties are hampering polyolefin supply chains, executive director of Sibur, Russia's largest integrated petrochemicals company, Sergey Komyshan told S&P Global Platts in an email interview.

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19 MAY 2020
Sibur Sees Coronavirus Adding to Petchem Challenges

Russia is stepping up the development of its petrochemical industry as one of the future drivers for its hydrocarbon sector. In an interview with Energy Intelligence, Alexander Petrov, CFO of Russia’s largest petrochemical company, Sibur, discusses the impact that coronavirus might have on demand and what lies ahead for the world’s petrochemical industry.

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14 MAY 2020
ZapSib cushions the blow of the coronavirus crisis to Sibur’s 1Q20 results

Leading Russian petrochemical company Sibur's revenues were down 7.8%, but that was offset by the growth of 30.4% y/y of polymers produced by the new ZapSib facility

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05 MAY 2020
COVID-19 is forcing us to rethink our plastic problem

Skyrocketing numbers of COVID-19 cases and tremendous pressure on healthcare systems have underscored that plastic is still the most reliable and affordable solution for personal protection.

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Latest Publications

21 APRIL 2020 | Financial Times | Henry Foy
Russian industry scrambles to cope with coronavirus restrictions
Companies build temporary accommodation and run buses for staff to keep business going
16 APRIL 2020 | Asia Times | by Dmitriy Frolovskiy
Pandemic could transform Russian businesses
The crisis may lay the foundations for a new and more open economic model
14 APRIL 2020 | Chemical Week | Natasha Alperowicz
COVID-19: Sibur implements novel working arrangements at shift camps to ensure disruption-free production
Sibur, Russia’s largest petrochemicals company, is responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in several ways.
07 APRIL 2020 | IntelliNews
COMMENT: ‘Stage 2’ of Russian business response to coronavirus: a view from the trenches
The growing focus on ESG has shifted decisively from "environment" to "social," as companies respond to the coronavirus pandemic
17 SEPTEMBER 2019 | RBC+
SIBUR keen on building circular economy
In an interview with RBC+ Pavel Lyakhovich, member of the Management Board, Managing Director at SIBUR, talks about the environmental initiatives implemented by Russia’s chemical industry in the context of sustainable development.
02 SEPTEMBER 2019 | Financial Times | Henry Foy
Amur gas deal set to boost China-Russia links
On the 2nd of September, the Financial Times reported SIBUR’s intention to sign a deal with Gazprom for the supply of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) to the Amur Gas Chemical Complex (GCC). These LPG supplies will, according to the article, will allow to increase the capacity of a planned plant aimed at the Chinese market by 80%.
The author of the piece makes note of the fact that Amur GCC is one of the most important projects in ongoing development of Chinese-Russian relations. He also notes that Sinopec and Silk Road Fund both own a 10% stake in SIBUR.
21 AUGUST 2019 | BNE IntelliNews | Ben Aris
Russia’s slow embrace of recycled plastics
Russian companies have begun to embrace the environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics because exchanges (where companies are presented), their investors and customers are demanding it.
08 JUNE 2019 | CGTN
Russia's Sibur hedges against volatility of global oil prices
Downstream petrochemical businesses are hedging their risks these days given the ongoing volatility of oil prices. And Russia's largest petrochemical company, Sibur, has hedged well against volatility, according to Sergey Komyshan, the executive director of Sibur.
07 JUNE 2019 | Reuters
Russia's Sibur eyes Moscow IPO no earlier than 2020: CEO
Russia’s largest petrochemicals company, Sibur, may carry out a long-planned initial public offering (IPO) no earlier than 2020 and eyes Moscow as the main venue for the listing, Sibur’s Chief Executive Dmitry Konov said.
04 APRIL 2019 | Energy Intelligence
Sibur Spearheads Russian Petchem Expansion
Sibur, Russia’s largest petrochemical company, is nearing the completion of the $9 billion Zapsibneftekhim petrochemical plant that, after starting this year, will kick-start the country’s lackluster petrochemical sector, which is increasingly regarded as a potential economic growth driver.