Sibur’s Dmitry Konov: betting on expansion

Mr Konov marks a dozen years as CEO this year. In that time, he has disposed of non-core assets such as tyre production, and repositioned the company as a producer of petrochemicals: an industry where Russia lags behind other energy superpowers, such as the US.

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07 JUNE 2019
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.

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08 JUNE 2019
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.

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11 DECEMBER 2018
Plastics in the snow: Sibur takes the lead in Russia's burgeoning petrochemical sector

Sibur is already a very profitable concern, turning in an average 35% Ebitda margin over the last three years. That is about 10-15% higher than its peer group thanks to its unique location in the heart of Siberia in proximity to feedstock base.

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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.
18 SEPTEMBER 2018 | Platts
Interview: Russia's Sibur targets export markets for Zapsib petrochemicals output
Russian petrochemicals producer Sibur plans to export some 60% of the polyethylene and polypropylene output from its under-construction Zapsib petrochemical complex in the West Siberian city of Tobolsk, helping Russia expand its share of the global petrochemical market in the medium term.
10 AUGUST 2018 | Global Capital
SIBUR IPO talk premature, says CFO
Russian petrochemicals company Sibur is not close to making a decision on whether to go public, despite media reports in the last fortnight to the contrary, its CFO told Global Capital.
12 MARCH 2018 | Chemical Week | Natasha Alperowicz
Tobolsk plant will double Sibur revenue
Meanwhile, final investment decision on Amur gas-chemical project is expected in 2020
20 MARCH 2017 | DebtWire
Sibur in early stages of considering green bond – CFO interview
The company's preliminary research indicated that while a green bond would not be expected to warrant a premium in terms of price, there are additional resources that need to be spent to have the bond recognised as green.
17 MARCH 2017 | Chemical Week | Natasha Alperowicz
Sibur: New projects will change petchem dynamics in Russia
Sibur will help change the dynamics of the industry in the next two years when its flagship $9.5 billion ZapSibNeftekhim project comes on line at Tobolsk.
18 NOVEMBER 2016 | European Rubber Journal | Shahrzad Pourriahi
Market dynamics buoy Sibur rubber business
Sibur’s synthetic rubber segment has posted strong results for the first nine months of 2016, with sales showing an 11.4% rise at 29.6 billion ruble (€427 million).
08 NOVEMBER 2016 |
PP portfolio grouped under new Sibex brand name / Speciality and phthalate-free types
Sibur has reorganised and expanded its PP portfolio under a new brand name, Sibex.
07 APRIL 2016 | ICIS News
SIBUR's earnings up 32% in 2015 on expansions
SIBUR's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose 32% year on year in 2015 on the back of capacity additions and increasing sales
28 JULY 2015 | Chemical Week | Natasha Alperowicz
Gazprom to build major gas plant and the world's largest helium facility in the
Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk, a member of Gazprom (Moscow), and the SIBUR subsidiary Nipigaz have agreed to form a partnership to design and manage the construction of a major gas processing plant (GPP) in the Far East of the Russian