The petrochemical company Lukoil is building a new plant for polypropylene (PP) in Burgas, Bulgaria.


The company has acquired a license for a production line “Novolen” with a capacity of 280,000 tons / year from the American company Lummus, Texas (


The contract also includes the technical design planning, training and services as well as a supply deal for catalysts, including metallocene types.


Lukoil already has a PP production line with a capacity of 80,000 t / y in Burgas.


The group also has another PP production facility in its Russian “Stavrolen” complex in the city of Budyonnovsk, which has a capacity of 120,000 tons / year.