ZapSibNeftekhim in July 2018

ZapSibNeftekhim in July 2018:

Working on the site today are 9,700 construction professionals from Russia.

1,136 units of construction equipment are used.

The operating team (employees of ZapSibNeftekhim and SIBUR Tobolsk) included 1,266 people in July. They were responsible for oversight and acceptance of equipment, document review, and start-up and commissioning. 

The site has a total area of 460 ha.

Construction materials, equipment, and their transportation and installation are provided by professionals from 35 regions across Russia. The project involves over 100 Russian contractors and equipment suppliers.

The project's progress is 85.4%.

Other project highlights:  

Design works – 100%
Procurement of materials and equipment – 97.4%
Construction and installation – 79.6%
Commissioning – 6.1% 

Progress on-site: 

286,000 m3 of foundations laid – 98% of the project’s total.
126,000 m3 of concrete poured above the ground level – 98% of the project’s total.
359 km of underground pipeline laid – 96% of the project’s total.
142,000 t of metal structures installed – 98% of the project’s total.
3,264,000 DI of surface pipeline laid – 87% of the project’s total.
4,371 km of power lines installed – 56% of the project’s total. 

Progress by units: design, procurement, construction & installation 

Steam cracker – 88.8%
Polyethylene unit – 87.4%
Polypropylene unit – 93.9%
Off-site facilities – 88.9%
Logistics platform – 86.8% 

KEY DEVELOPMENTS OF THE MONTH: 

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Installation of oversize equipment was completed at the steam cracker. The transformer substation is at the final stage to prepare for voltage feed. 10 kV switchgears and distribution transformers of the substation are ready for voltage feed from main step-down substation No. 2 to the equipment.

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Voltage of 10 kV was fed to the transformer substation of the polyethylene production unit. The first process equipment supplied by Uralkhimmash was assembled, including adsorption devices to separate nitrogen from oxygen, carbon monoxide, water and carbon dioxide.

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The polypropylene unit started continuity tests on its equipment to check electric circuits.

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Testing of the on-site piperack was completed.

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Please follow the link to watch a video on the construction progress in July:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNf3kfigHF4&t=11s

IN DETAIL:
KEY TECHNICAL UNITS

Oversize equipment was completely installed at the steam cracker, with all pipes for the boilers now in place. 

Buildings and structures are undergoing architectural works (plastering and painting), concrete paving, cement-based fire-resistant coating of load-bearing metal structures in buildings along with finishing in substation and controller facilities. 

The facility is preparing to launch circulating water pumps and cooling tower fans, and to fill the cooling tower basin with circulating water.

Hydrostatic tests were completed and the first-priority boilers were treated with nitrogen. Refractory lining inside the top-priority boilers was made in full. 

Building a flare of 175 metres high is underway.

10 kV switchgears and distribution transformers of substation No. 2 are ready for voltage feed to the equipment.

Voltage of 10 kV was fed to the transformer substation of the polyethylene production unit.

The first process equipment supplied by Uralkhimmash was assembled, including adsorption devices to separate nitrogen from oxygen, carbon monoxide, water and carbon dioxide.